Kjell Nupen

Norwegian painter (1955-2014)

Kjell Nupen (September 5, 1955 – March 12, 2014) was a Norwegian contemporary artist. During the 1980s the people disappeared from his pictures and were replaced by motifs from nature.

The work of art that Kjell Nupen perhaps is best known for is this fountain in the city of Kristiansand in Norway.

His later paintings are focused on themes such as calmness. He became especially known for the colour Nupen blue, in which he used a lot of in his paintings.

Nupen was born in Kristiansand, Norway. He died there on March 12, 2014 from cancer, aged 58.[1]

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  1. Christopher Masters (21 March 2014). "Kjell Nupen obituary". The Guardian.

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