Norwegian artist Kjell Nupen, died aged 58 from cancer on 12 March 2014, was a leading figure in Scandinavian culture who was credited with creating the color 'Nupen blue', derived by superimposing many layers of paint. Near the end of his career worked with stained glass, and decorated the church of Søm in Kristiansand (From Darkness to Light, 2004). http://www.kjellnupen.com/2013/_majorprojects.html and http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2014/mar/21/kjell-nupen

Kjell Nupen obituary

Norwegian artist Kjell Nupen, died aged 58 from cancer on 12 March was a…

Kristiansand (N) born and based Kjell Nupen (September 5, 1955 – March 12, 2014). Painting, title unknown to me.

Kristiansand (N) born and based Kjell Nupen (September 1955 – March Painting, title unknown to me.

Kjell Nupen/Herbarium - flyvende. Dyptrykk. (Norwegian)

Kjell Nupen/Herbarium - flyvende. Dyptrykk. (Norwegian)

So sad to lose him. Kjell Nupen (September 5, 1955 – March 12, 2014). Title unknown to me.

So sad to lose him. Kjell Nupen (September 1955 – March Title unknown to me.

Kjell Nupen Kjell Nupen (September 5, 1955 – March 12, 2014), norwegian artist. "Hjemsted," etching, 2003, 38 x 50 cm

Kjell Nupen Kjell Nupen (September 5, 1955 – March 12, 2014), norwegian artist. "Hjemsted," etching, 2003, 38 x 50 cm

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