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left part of the triptych: I WOKE TO THE THE SOUND OF RAIN I
center part of the triptych: MOUNTAINS MUST FALL
right part of the triptych: I WOKE TO THE THE SOUND OF RAIN II
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large-sized triptych AFTER THE RAIN HAS FALLEN

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AFTER THE RAIN HAS FALLEN (triptych) Painting

Christian Bahr


Painting, Acrylic on Canvas

Size: 149.6 W x 59.1 H x 0.8 D in

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AFTER THE RAIN HAS FALLEN Triptych 2020 380 (w) x 150 (h) x 2 cm 149,6 (w) x 59,1 (h) x 0,79 inches acrylic and oil on canvas LARGE-SIZED PAINTINGS. LARGE-SIZED TRILOGY AS TRIPTYCH. About my inspiration: Dramas are unavoidable. There are so many personal realities and not just one truth. That’s the cause of misunderstandings, contradictions and conflicts. Man is the origin of everything that is good and of everything that is bad in this world. Therefore, I deal in my work with the individual human being and his location in the modern age. Where are the truths of past times, all the certainties and the clear paths? We live in troubled times and lost the basic trust of childhood. We stand between hope and fear, between history and now, between faith and fight. So many different biographies united and separated by passions and longings, fears and doubts. And with dramatic stories that are worth telling. I do not paint new and fictional worlds; the human being is the only center of my artistic attention. Each abstraction starts with him and his little big world, his inner kingdom, his wounded soul. I choose nature as a great metaphor. That’s the way in how I reflect on what I want to tell about people. Nature is powerful, full of inspiring light, harmony and aesthetics. Man becomes small in the face of this beauty, which he can admire, but which he will never reach. And yet there is a connection. Nature is in us. All that defines us as human beings, what lives in us and makes us sleepless, all this has its counterpart in nature and is similar to coasts, mountains, seasons, forests and oceans. And our soul is the most enigmatic of all landscapes in which we wander as seekers and interrogators. My paintings give these journeys a face. Like a chronicler they document my wanderings through the inner landscapes. No doubt this is highly emotional, and it touches me deeply. It’s personal, sometimes dark and archaic, then again romantic and hopeful. But that’s exactly how I want it in my work. It can be an alliance or a duel, but in the end nature will always win. This trilogy AFTER THE RAIN HAS FALLEN combines three very poetic works (from aesthetic standpoints as well as with regard to contents) and should "read" from left to right: "I WOKE TO THE SOUND OF RAIN I" 2020. acrylic and oil on canvas 47,2 (w) x 59,1 (h) x 0,79 inches 120 (w) x 150 (h) x 2 cm left part of the triptych "MOUNTAINS MUST FALL" 2020. acrylic and oil on canvas 120 (w) x 150 (h) x 2 cm 47,2 (w) x 59,1 (h) x 0,79 inches center part of the triptych "I WOKE TO THE SOUND OF RAIN II" 2020. acrylic and oil on canvas 120 (w) x 150 (h) x 2 cm 47,2 (w) x 59,1 (h) x 0,79 inches right part of the triptych * * * * "Rain is grace; rain is the sky descending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life." ~ John Updike (1932 - 2009) * * * All three paintings also are for sale as solitaire here at Saatchi Art. This trilogy offers a price advantage in comparision to the summarized single selling prices. For further information about the specific topic of each artwork please visit the pages of the 3 single paintings at Saatchi Art. This triptych consits of 3 single paintings, each in acrylic and oil on canvas and each with dimensions of 120 (w) x 150 (h) x 2 cm / 47,2 (w) x 59,1 (h) x 0,79 inches. I prefer a hanging distance each of 10 cm / 3,9 inches between the 3 single paintings. Complete dimensions of this artwork, including the hanging space between the single paintings: 380 (w) x 150 (h) x 2 cm / 149,6 (w) x 59,1 (h) x 0,79 inches. * * * * This piece is a true LARGE-SIZED TRIPTYCH. For a large-scale, aesthetic and colourful impression on your wall AND as my authentic and personal artwork with an artistic subsurface message. I use exclusively oil and acrylic colours, canvas and wooden frames in a professional museum quality. The three paintings bear my signature on the front. They are signed, entitled and dated on the backside and need a single hanging (no backside connections between the paintings). Deliberately the sides are not part of the painting and show the pure white painted canvas with a few splashes of paint that document the intuitive, creative execution process. The triptych and the three paintings are ready to hang (on the backsides: high-quality iron plates with metal inserts and nylon rope for gallery use), unframed and they don’t need a frame or any additional surface treatment. The triptych will be safely shipped in a custom wooden crate. It will be accompanied by a certificate of authenticity and a cover letter. Please note: In context pictures are not necessarily to scale and are for illustrative purposes only. If you have any questions about this artwork or any other piece, feel free to contact me and I’ll get back to you as soon as I can. Thanks so much for taking an interest in my work. Warm wishes, Christian

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Multi-paneled Painting:Acrylic on Canvas

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:149.6 W x 59.1 H x 0.8 D in

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CHRISTIAN BAHR has been a passionate, profound German painter and experienced draftsman for over 35 years, selling his works worldwide. His works can currently be found in private collections and public spaces in the US, Mexico, Canada, UK, China, Thailand, Australia, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, Germany, Poland, Malta, Sweden, Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. His atmospheric large paintings are poetry and artistic struggle at the same time. They capture both harmony and conflict, overall reflecting a strong aesthetic. He has participated in many national and international exhibitions. What he believes in: ........................................................................... “Not everything is art. But art is everything and everything breathes art in one way or another. Art is the true beauty of mankind.” ........................................................................... “I work in my studio nearby the big German coastal city of Hamburg, on the North sea. I’m a seeker as a painter, in search of answers. The single human takes center stage. I work constantly, with great passion and discipline on my further artistic way. I have a clear, strong painting philosophy. And I deal with philosophical, mythological as well as with historical subjects in my works.” ........................................................................... “I go my own way in my paintings. I find the source for my inspiration in me. Spontaneous action is the key, my preferred method. I work intuitively and in most cases without previous sketches, because I do not need a creative distance, I only reduce the view of our surroundings. Added value and clarity through abstraction. It must be rough, original, melancholic, dark, and yet at the same time bright, poetic, clear and full of hope. No maybe, no lukewarm. Every moment counts. That's exactly how I paint." ........................................................................... “Painting is a beauty, soul and passion, but sometimes fighting. A fight with myself, an endless struggle for colors and motif in my own conversation, as a rough internal dialogue. There are these days and nights, when I fight for every single brushstroke, when I question every color scheme. But it is good it is not always easy. Because each artistic battle is worthwhile and shows that I am - as an artist - still alive, breathing and developing.“ ...........................................................................

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