Jim Love papers, 1959-1979

Love, Jim, b. 1927 d. 2005
Active in Houston, Tex.

Collection size: 500 items (on 2 microfilm reels).

Collection Summary: Correspondence with Forrest Bess, Jack Boynton, Roy Fridge, Harry Hilson, David McManaway, Harvey Quaytman, and others; clippings, exhibition catalogs, and announcements; and photographs of Love and his friends, of his art works, and his exhibitions.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor, Houston, Texas; born in Amarillo, Texas. Represented in the Menil Collection in Houston and Museum of Modern Art, New York in addition to other collections. Works primarily in steel.

Lent for microfilming 1979 by Jim Love.

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