Jan Groth has passed away

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of visual artist Jan Groth.

He died peacefully at Diakonhjemmet in Oslo yesterday, March 2nd, after a short illness.

Groth was a leading artist of his generation in Scandinavia. With his distinctive artistry, extensive production and exhibition activities, and through his big heart and commitment to fellow artists, he left deep imprints on the Norwegian and international art community. Stavanger art museum is deeply grateful for the large art collections he leaves with the museum.

He will be deeply missed by many.