Jim Gary

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Birthday
17, 1939
Birthplace
Florida
Death Date
Jan 14, 2006 (66)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
17, 1939
Birthplace
Florida
Death Date
Jan 14, 2006 (66)

About

Experimental artist who transformed junk cars into dinosaurs and created "Universal Woman," a life-sized sculpture assembled from discarded washers.

Before Fame

He was able to assemble a car from spare parts before he even learned to drive.

Trivia

He hand-welded his dinosaur sculptures, some of which were nearly twenty feet high and sixty feet long. He sold some of these unique works for amounts approaching $100,000.

Family Life

He was one of eleven children born to a farming family in Sebastian, Florida.

Associated With

He and Barry Flanagan were both modernist sculptors.