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An unidentified reviewer wrote in the Salt Lake Tribune on May 19, 1996 about a traveling exhibition of Jiménez' sculpture Southwest Pieta is based on a popular legend about two large volcanoes near Mexico City--Popocatepetl, a male mountain and Ixtacihuatl, a female mountain. According to legend, the mountains once lived in the form of an Aztec warrior and the woman he loved. The sculpture depicts the warrior and his grief at the death of his lover."

"The piece speaks yards about Jimenez and the commentaries he tends to make through his fiberglass artwork. Jimenez has become a contemporary spokesperson on commingling of cultures as they were in historic Mexico and as they continue to be in the American Southwest, where he resides" (1996, n.p.)

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