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6 1/4″ x 10″

Pen & Ink

The artist speaks about the Harlequin making reference to women.
When a woman is sad but is able to smile.
The fish is a symbol of movement representing free, fast and sensual like a woman.
The houses relate to the responsibility a woman has with her house in whatever moment.
The Harlequin has the particular characteristic to smile all through sadness.
The Moon is the maternity aspect present in a woman’s life.
The symbol on the left (under the house) represents lighting.
The star represents the quality woman has making a difference between women.

Part of Circus/Dynamic series .

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About the Artist

Martha Jiménez

Martha Jimenez Perez is one of the most important representatives of Contemporary Cuban Art; remarkable sculptor, ceramicist and painter. She has participated in more than 250 personal and collective exhibitions, and in 1997 she was awarded the UNESCO prize for “Best set of Works”.

Among her many recognitions, we note the prize “Hands” (Manos), from the Cuban Association of Artisan Artists (ACAA) ; the international prize in the 2nd Biennale of Contemporary Art, in Shanghai, China, and the UNEAC prize for the “Sculpture Ensemble at the Plaza del Carmen”. She is an active member of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA).

She has a special work in Turkey, where she made 3 monumental sculptures, 2 of them are installed in public spaces in the city of Eskisehir. In Cuba her work has been endorsed with the distinction “Fidelio Ponce de Léon”, “Espejo de Paciencia”, for National Culture and “For Pedagogical Merit”.

Her works are exhibited in numerous museums and galleries around the world: in Canada, Chile, Mexico, France, the United States, the Dominican Republic, among others.



2011SeptemberTurkeyCollective exposition of Sculptures. The 5th International Symposium of Terracotta. Eskisehir
2012FebruaryCamagueyPersonal exposition of Engravings “The Thousand and One Marthas”. Cuban Fund of Cultural Goods
2012JuneHavanaCollective exposition, National Ceramics Biennial
2013JanuaryUnited StatesPersonal exposition of prints “Gran Caffe”, West New York, New Jersey
2013MarchUnited KingdomDerby’s celebration of international women’s day.
2013JuneParis, FranceCollective exposition of Cuban artists in Paris. ARTRIBUS Gallery
2013SeptemberCamagueyPersonal exposition “Woman without neighbors”. Provincial Library en Camaguey
2014FebruaryCamagueyInstallation Project of bronze sculptures. Hostels “El Marques” and “Santa Maria”.
2014MarchMiami, United StatesCollective exposition “Women from Camaguey”. Artspace Gallery, Koubek Center, Miami Dade College
2014JuneCamagueyInstallation of three hanging sculptures in the Cafe Ciudad. Project of ceramic sculptures.
2015MayTurkeyExposition, Monumental Sculpture “The Equilibrist”. In public square. At the request of the Mayor’s Office Eskisehir
2015MayTurkeyCollective exposition “Of the Spring Series.” The 6th National Art Workshop. Eskisehir
2015May-JunePuerto RicoModerator of the panel “Art, and political participation”. LASA Congress 2015.
2015September-OctoberCzech RepublicCollective exposition ¨KUBA¨. Foundation ABF Václavské náméstí. Prague
2015DecemberMiami, United StatesPresentation with “Abrecaminos” sculpture. Aqua Art Miami Fair. Aqua Hotel. Miami Beach.
2015DecemberCamagueyCollective exposition “Big making small”, Provincial Library Julio Antonio Mella
2016FebruaryCamagueyCollective exposition “Reunion”, Socio-Cultural Institution eJo
2016SeptemberCamagueyCollective exposition “The Cuban and Her”, Socio-Cultural Institution eJo
2016OctoberCamagueyPersonal exposition “The secret of my goats”, Amalia Gallery. Cuban Fund of Cultural Goods
2017JanuaryHavanaPersonal exposition “In the name of the goats”, Carmen Montilla Gallery
2017FebruaryCamagueyPerformance inspired in the artwork Gossipers. Opening of collective exhibition of Project 8 + 1, Gallery-Workshop Larios
2017MarchCamagueyPerformance inspired in the artwork Gossipers. Closing of collective exhibition of Project 8 + 1, Gallery-Workshop Larios
2017MarchCamagueyCollective exposition “A tremendous animal II”, Julian Morales Gallery, headquarters of UNEAC
2017MarchCamagueyCollective exposition of ceramist women “Ceramic is a woman’s name?”, Midas Gallery, headquarters of ACAA
2017MarchCamagueyPersonal exposition “The pilgrims of Martha”, headquarters of Adelante Journal
2017AprilCamagueyCollective exposition “Flowers, Fauna and the Environment”, Julian Morales Gallery, UNEAC
2017JulyCamagueyPersonal exposition “In the name of goats”, Superior Institute of Art (ISA), Camaguey
2017OctoberCamagueyCollective exposition “Blessed damned”, inaugurated in the context of Fidelio Ponce Visual Arts Salon. At Jorge Santos Diaz Gallery, Academy of Arts Vicentina de la Torre, Camaguey
2017DecemberCamagueyChristmas Salon. Religious Art (VI edition). Gallery Republica 289, Provincial Council of Visual Arts (CPAP).
2018FebruaryLondon, United KingdomCollective exposition, PARALLAX Art Fair 2018
2018MaySantiago de CubaPersonal exhibition “Numero de vuelo”, Rene Valdes Art Gallery
2018OctoberUnited StatesCollective exhibition “Mystery as Muse”, Agora Gallery, New York
2018SeptemberCamagueyCollective exhibition “Quince años despues”, Amalia Gallery, Cuban Fund of Cultural Goods.
2018OctoberCamagueyCollateral exhibition, during the First Academic Conference Alejo Carpentier , sponsored by the subsidiary of the Higher Institute of Art (ISA), Camaguey.
2018OctoberCamagueyCollective exhibition “Volver”, for the 13 years of the Nicolas Guillen Gallery Space, headquarters of the Adelante Newspaper, Camaguey.
2018OctoberCamagueyCollective exhibition “Reencuentros”, at the Ignacio Agramonte Provincial Museum, dedicated to the anniversary of the Cuban Fund of Cultural Goods.
2018DecemberHavanaPersonal exhibition “Riesgo”, en Ceramic Biennial, Hispanic American Culture Center
2019SeptemberHavanaPersonal exhibition “The trip”, Gallery MANOS, Cuban Association of Artisans Artists

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Dimensions10 × 6.25 in