Aan de mannen die vrouwen haten.psd
Every day women face men who hate women. Every day, women are besieged and taunted by those men and it has to stop sometime.
As inspiration for this digital painting I took the figure of Lisbeth Salander from the trilogy by the Swedish writer and journalist Stieg Larsson.
It depicts a confident woman who doesn't care about rules and ideals of beauty. Confidently, she has dyed her hair green and is raising her middle finger to the viewer; This gesture may come across as shocking to many but it is a clear message. You can't mess with her.
Jan Keteleer is known for the ethereal light that his paintings often contain. In the beginning of his career he painted mostly purely abstract landscapes. Later in his career he began to incorporate more human figures.