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Christian Bahr

Germany

Painting, Acrylic on Canvas

Size: 47.2 W x 47.2 H x 0.8 D in

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AND YOUR NAME HAS LONG BEEN FORGOTTEN 2020 120 (h) x 120 (w) x 2 cm 47,2 (h) x 47,2 (w) x 0,79 in acrylic and oil on canvas Color-reduced, monochrome painting in Prussian and Phtalo blue, inspired by the picturesque poetry of traditional Japanese and Chinese ink drawings. About the thematic background of the painting: I remember As if it was yesterday Your childlike laugh The warm summer rain That washed my words away. I do not remember Who you were, I was And my bittersweet heart Home above the storm clouds Has long forgotten your name. CB/2020 * * * * "Only longing can fill with more of itself." ~ Virgina Woolf * * * * This piece is a true LARGE-SIZED PAINTING for a large-scale, aesthetic, finely nuanced impression on your wall. It is part of my authentic, profound message as an artist. Please read the very extensive, current interview about my art and painting philosophy on my English website (also available as PDF-file for download): www.7and1lives.de/philosophy I use exclusively oil and acrylic paints, canvas and wooden frames in a professional museum quality. The painting bears my signature on the front and is signed, entitled and dated on the backside. Deliberately the sides (about 2 cm / 0,79 in wide) are not part of the painting and show the pure white canvas with a few sprinkles of color, which emphasizes the intuity of the painterly process of creation. Optional: If desired by the collector, these sides can also be painted black after purchase and before delivery. The painting is unframed and ready to hang (on the backside: high-quality iron plates with metal inserts and nylon rope for gallery use), and it doesn’t need a frame or any additional surface treatment. The artwork will be safely shipped in a custom wooden crate and 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 painting 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. Stay healthy. Warm wishes, Christian

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Painting:Acrylic on Canvas

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Size:47.2 W x 47.2 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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