The Art of The Heart - James Michalopolous

The Art of the Heart sculpture on Loyola Blvd.

Michalopolous is a local New Orleans artist, with studios and homes in both New Orleans and near Cluny in the Burgundy region of France.  He has been selected six times for the coveted New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival poster, and he is said to be the most influential living artist in the New Orleans region today.  THE ART OF THE HEART is constructed of painted and clear coated mild steel, with lighting inside the body for a more dramatic nighttime effect. The sculpture is 9 feet 6 inches tall, 9 feet wide, and 1,500 pounds. 

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