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THE SUMMER WHEN WE WERE QUEEN AND KING
2018
150 (w) x 120 (h) x 4,5 cm
acrylic and oil on canvas


You and me
Do you remember 
Sweet love, so pristine
Days and nights of summer 
When you were queen

Me and you
Do you remember 
Sweet love, poisoned sting
Chill and heat of summer 
When I was king

Sometimes 
I still remember
Sweet love, fading bloom
Inside a doomed summer
Your face and your perfume

CB/2018


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In other and very well-known words: 

“I will remember the kisses 
And how you gave me 
Everything you had
And how I offered you
What was left of me.”

~ Charles Bukowski 


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This piece is a true LARGE-SIZED PAINTING. 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 painting wears my signature on the front and is signed, entitled and dated on the backside. The XL-sides are black painted (beautiful contrast). The painting is ready to hang (on the backside: high-quality iron plates with metal inserts and nylon rope for gallery use), unframed and doesn’t need a frame or any additional surface treatment. The piece will be safely shipped in a custom wooden crate. It will be accompanied by a certificate of authenticity and a cover letter. The poem is part of the artwork.
 
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.
 
Warm wishes,
Christian
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Christian Bahr

Germany

Painting, Acrylic on Canvas

Size: 59.1 W x 47.2 H x 1.8 D in

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THE SUMMER WHEN WE WERE QUEEN AND KING 2018 150 (w) x 120 (h) x 4,5 cm acrylic and oil on canvas You and me Do you remember Sweet love, so pristine Days and nights of summer When you were queen Me and you Do you remember Sweet love, poisoned sting Chill and heat of summer When I was king Sometimes I still remember Sweet love, fading bloom Inside a doomed summer Your face and your perfume CB/2018 * * * * In other and very well-known words: “I will remember the kisses And how you gave me Everything you had And how I offered you What was left of me.” ~ Charles Bukowski * * * * This piece is a true LARGE-SIZED PAINTING. 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 painting wears my signature on the front and is signed, entitled and dated on the backside. The XL-sides are black painted (beautiful contrast). The painting is ready to hang (on the backside: high-quality iron plates with metal inserts and nylon rope for gallery use), unframed and doesn’t need a frame or any additional surface treatment. The piece will be safely shipped in a custom wooden crate. It will be accompanied by a certificate of authenticity and a cover letter. The poem is part of the artwork. 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. Warm wishes, Christian

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Painting:Acrylic on Canvas

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:59.1 W x 47.2 H x 1.8 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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