Artists, fans mourn death of Texas sculptor

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Artists and fans from all over the country are in mourning after news broke of the death of renowned sculptor and Texas native Jesús Moroles.

Moroles, 64, died in a car crash late Monday night near Georgetown while traveling on Interstate 35 from his hometown of Rockport to work on his next commissioned piece in Oklahoma, according to The Rockport Pilot.

Moroles, who graduated with a fine arts degree from the University of North Texas in 1978, became known throughout the art community for his large-scale granite sculptures and installations.


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