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ABOUT THE ARTLuis Jiménez was a sculptor. He made large sculptures out of fiberglass that are most often displayed in public places. They are brightly colored and depict scenes from the American West. Fiberglass is not a traditional material for sculptures. It is usually used to make cars and boats. Jiménez starts with more typical sculpture materials of steel and clay and then casts the fiberglass molds over them. He then airbrushes the bright colors and covers them with epoxy to make them shiny. Plains Art Museum is privileged to own three of his sculptures: Sodbuster, Barfly and End of the Trail (with Electric Sunset). When displayed, Barfly and End of the Trail are indoor sculptures. Sodbuster is now displayed on the City of Fargo Civic plaza near the Fargo Public Library.End of the Trail (with Electric Sunset) is based on a famous sculpture by James Earle Fraser named End of the Trail which he finished in 1915. That sculpture resides at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Mus...