Jim Love

 Jim Love <br /><em>Politics U.S.A.</em> 1991 <br />welded steel <br />39 1/2" x 17 5/8" x 17 5/8"
Jim Love <br /><em>Eyes</em>  1957 <br />welded steel, leather <br />5 3/8" x 2 1/4" x 1 1/4"
Jim Love <br /><em>Ash Tray / Candle Holder</em>  1957 <br />welded steel <br />3" x 4 1/2" x 1 5/8"

Jim Love (1927–2005) was a sculptor who was born in Amarillo, Texas. He moved to Houston, Texas after he graduated from Baylor University in 1952. He rose to prominence in 1961 when his assemblages of found objects were included in the groundbreaking exhibition The Art of Assemblage at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. His work is part of the collection of The Menil Collection, Houston; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Jim Love died in Houston, Texas May of 2005. 

Homage, Moody Gallery 2010