the Family says that Hill died 1. new year's day, according to Lofotposten.
He was from 1956 to 1992 the draw for the newspaper. Hill is also known to have illustrated all of the Arthur Arntzens Oluf-books. He has had several solo exhibitions both in Norway and abroad, and is purchased by among others the national gallery.
Dagfinn Bakke grew up in Lødingen and lived and worked in Svolvær, where the Gallery Dagfinn Bakke is located.
"Dagfinn has painted his last picture, "winter night". He did in October. The first morning of the new year off to sleep, he peacefully entered the city Park care center in Svolvær. Dagfinn was 85 years old. the
in recent years he's optimistic continued to create art and innovate, despite their cancer. We remember familiemannen and the artist, with great love, and we run the gallery on in his spirit," writes the family on the gallery Facebook page.