The Circus (Painting)
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 the 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.
Women that fly (Painting)
It expresses brainpower tha have women as a social being. This series focuses the concept of women expressing their real possibilities of flight. But with their aspirations, motivations, and thinking.
Heavenly Gossipers (Painting)
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.
This series is intended to express the visuality of a very nice woman, based on the bulge of hair, the way her shoulders decompose, especially in the optional use of color.
Sorcery of the fish (Painting)
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.
They appear alone on the art scene. The artist dedicated to them by the ambivalence of their intelligent behavior, of laughing and mourning and vice versa. This series is further integrated by these women, that was generically named by Martha the Harlequins.
The Clothesline (Painting)
It represents large and bulky women flying with their imagination. They have a washing line, various elements inherent to them and to the home. It is a series that stands out for the untimely presence of volume and color.
It highlights the feminine sensuality attached to the reflective factor. It focuses on the naivete of women from a dream-like universe.
It is the series where the artist shows the way how women assume her skills as a potential element to face the immediacy. In this series, unlike the circus, they are shown harlequins, but not with such a sense of humor, but as a rhetorical aspect.
It is the most recognized series of the artist. To this it belongs the artwork -with the 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.
Other works (Painting)
Other paintings by the artist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez.
The secret of my goats (Painting)
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.
Title: The lambs of God. Technique: Mixed on cardboard. Dimensions: 150 x 99 cm. Year: 2016
Title: The hard part of being female. Technique: Mixed on canvas. Dimensions: 142 x 102 cm. Year: 2016
Technique: Mixed on canvas. Dimensions: 148 x 98 cm. Year: 2016
Technique: Mixed on canvas. Dimensions: 156 x 104 cm. Year: 2016
Title: Carousel. Technique: Charcoal and gouache on cardboard. Dimensions: 45 x 30 cm. Year: 2017