This is a work from the series "Painted Girls", a large suite of digital paintings and collages by the Norwegian artist Trygve Skogrand. The works takes as their starting point the Vermeer painting, "Girl with a pearl earring", and use the young girl's unblemished face as a blank canvas to explore subjects such as identity, stereotypes and feminism.
Trygve Skogrand (b. 1967) lives and works in Asenfjord, Norway. After originally educating as a Civil Engineer, he has been working as an artist using computers as his artistic tool since the late 1990s. Skogrand's works have been exhibited in Oslo, Trondheim, Malmö, London, Edinburgh and Berlin,...More details