(1940 - 2006)
Luis Alfonso Jr Jimenez was active/lived in New Mexico. Luis Jimenez is known for mod-west-sculptor, sketch, prints.
Biography Luis Jimenez
Using "low brow" materials including fiberglass and plastic, he creates
satirical comments about American life. He also works in bronze, and
his images depict modern pop culture including the stereo-typical
Jimenez was born July 30, 1940, in El Paso,
Texas, and started working with his father in a custom sign shop early
on. There he learned how to form large metal pieces.
studied at the University of Texas, changing his major from
architecture to art, much to the chagrin of his father, who supposedly
did not speak to him for several years. (1997 interview with Jimenez,
Dallas Morning News). After graduation he went to New York City,
where he had his first exhibition in 1969. H
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