The Circus (Engraving)
It is inspired on various topics such as movement, balance, challenge and the need for risk. Usually appears the woman on top of loose strings or performing any other skill. Here appears the jester or the harlequin that gives the rhythm and comedy to that series.
It is the series that the artist dedicated to her mother, and has a great emotional charge. The strong presence of sewing machines, which also is an international symbol of work, in which the artist defends the working women.
They appear alone on the art scene. The artist dedicated it to them by the ambivalence of their intelligent behavior, of laughing and mourning and vice versa. This series is further integrated by these women, which has generically named by Martha the Harlequins.
Sorcery of the Fish (Engraving)
The fish appears in all the works of this series as a unifying element. Figure according to the conception of the artist, with a similar women's movement: fast and free.
With house on her back (Engraving)
It is related to the physical and emotional charge of the home, resting on the woman. It establishes the links between the various stereotypes, that govern a society.
It highlights the feminine sensuality attached to the reflective factor. It focuses on the naivete of women from a dream-like universe.
The Travel (Engraving)
Engraving series by artist Martha Jimenez Perez.
Other works (Engraving)
Other engraving works by the artist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez.
Technique: Colography. Dimensions: 50 x 26 cm. Year: 2016. It is the pretext of remembering the city where you are born, in this romantic moment of the day.
Technique: Colography. Dimensions: 52 x 32 cm. Year: 2016. This work is a pretext that shows the two sides of life.
Technique: Colography. Dimensions: 69 x 57 cm. Year: 2016. A work that refers to the ability of women to get up with their emotions, projects and thoughts.
Technique: Colography. Dimensions: 13 x 10 cm. Year: 2016. A work that represents a woman with a mask and a boat on her head. It refers to travel and life as a happy experience.
Technique: Colography. Dimensions: 69 x 57 cm. Year: 2016. A work that represents a woman with a mask and a boat on her head. It refers to life and to traveling as a happy experience.
Technique: Colography. Dimensions: 23 x 32 cm. Year: 2016. The artist refers to the fertility and sensuality of women.
Technique: Colography. Dimensions: 70 x 62 cm. Year: 2016. A piece especially dedicated to the emotional value of women and female strength.
Technique: Screen printing. Dimensions: 43 x 36 cm. Year: 2016. It represents a singular celebration. A voluptuous woman is taking the bath of the papaya accompanied by graceful harlequins.
The secret of my goats (Engraving)
Martha Jimenez uses goats from the distinctive typology that they display: their mythological genesis, their physical features, way of life and aesthetic significance. The artist evokes this quadruped, on the one hand as a sign of sacrifice and on the other as an emblem of veneration.
Heavenly gossipers (Engraving)
They originate from the series of Gossipers, and even when the idea arises from the popular context, the celestial combine more classical elements and a more contemporary perspective, from the ideo-aesthetic point of view.
Technique: Screen printing. Dimensions: 20 x 17 cm. Year: 2016. A work that represents three women talking, not only on earth but also in heaven.