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.
It is the most recognized series of the artist. To this it belongs the work -with tha name- that is considered her masterpiece. The series mixes contemporary codes with regional, social customs concepts. Women are thick, very graceful, with a sense of humor, which is near of sensuality and sarcasm.
Heavenly Gossips (Engraving)
They are originated from the series of Gossipers. Although the idea is based in the popular context, the celestial combine more elements of classic and with a more contemporary perspective, from the ideo-aesthetic point of view.
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.