Sax Berlin Paintings

Peace To America
Peace To America
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Silver, Gold Leaf
Artist's Statement "Dedicated to my Beloved America. The Angels of Peace dance for the Dove of Peace with the emblem of the Gilded Lily. To find Peaceful solutions with the intent...
The Woman Of Wisdom For Peaceful Solutions
The Woman Of Wisdom For Peaceful Solutions
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Mixed Media
Silver, Gold Leaf
This is an ephemeral piece from Berlin, in it he portrays the nebulous form of woman and allows his audience to interpret the power of woman. Almost meditational this painting is wom...
Oracle Of Delphi
Oracle Of Delphi
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Mixed Media
Silver, Gold Leaf
The most famous and powerful Grecian oracle resided high on the slopes of Mount Parnassus in the Temple of Apollo at Delphi. Thus the Pythia would, after certain rituals had been per...
Woman In Blue
Woman In Blue
Sax Berlin
1990s Contemporary Figurative Drawings and Watercolors
Gouache
Just released form the artists studio a 1997 Gouache.
Blue Moon
Blue Moon
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Canvas, Oil
A contemplative painting from Sax Berlin, Blue Moon offers us the reverse side to his Firebird series. Bathed in moonlight with his costume suffusing the rays of the moon, he balance...
Nirvana
Nirvana
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media
Gold Leaf
Oil, gouache, 24 ct gold leaf and white gold.
Pieta
Pieta
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil, Canvas
Inspired by the Shroud of Turin this stunning piece incorporates a singular technique on each section. A masterful and unique amalgamation of materials, oil paint, silver leaf and cr...
Michelangelo's Apprentice
Michelangelo's Apprentice
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Portrait Paintings
Oil
A boys face straight from the Renaissance down the centuries to the studio of Sax Berlin. Created in Medieval style this portrait could quite easily belong in the Uffizi collections ...
One Robe One Bowl
One Robe One Bowl
Sax Berlin
1990s Abstract Figurative Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Sax Berlin offers this exquisite portrayal of a classical maiden which he calls "endearing" ............. who are we to dispute that, she's also very beautiful. Artist Biography: Sa...
Harlequin's Golden Collar
Harlequin's Golden Collar
Sax Berlin
2010s Figurative Paintings
The latest rendition of Sax Berlin's interpretation of Harlequin. A beautiful piece evocative of medieval wall art where Harlequin wears his traditional hat, often shown in the moder...
Pizzicato
Pizzicato
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Paintings
Oil
An ephemeral painting by Berlin, a hauntingly beautiful musician with a ghostly violin in her hands. ........"this piece is an amalgam because it takes the cone the cube and the sphe...
"Saffron Effulgence".  Contemporary Buddha oil painting with gold leaf
"Saffron Effulgence". Contemporary Buddha oil ...
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Gold Leaf
Sax Berlin has an affinity with Buddhism and his stunning representations of Buddha are a product of his knowledge and his empathy for the subject. Saffron Effulgence is a rich yet t...
Musical Emanations
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Gold Leaf
A glorious painting from Sax Berlin's studio. Richly clothed & adorned, the Muse sits in peaceful meditation, her guitar held to her breast. Muse of music, bringing joy & peace to t...
Emanations of the Muses
Sax Berlin
2010s Figurative Paintings
Marble
Creatures of light, entranced, our vision falls on thy bright forms. Where grace and beauty all must yield to breathing womanhood. More prosaically this piece combines a plethora of ...
What Light in Yonder Window Breaks
Sax Berlin
2010s Medieval Figurative Paintings
Oil
Shakespeare's fair Juliet in Romeo's soliloquy is here interpreted as a medieval maiden. Berlin has not only cast his Juliet as a medieval beauty but has also used authentic techniqu...
Fire Birds
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil
A powerful image of Harlequins; they sit in security knowing that behind the turbulence of the world surges all around them. This latest form of the Harlequin from Berlin is vibrant ...
Tathagata
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Gold Leaf, Silver Leaf
Tathagata - a Pali or Sanscrit word used primarily by Siddartha Gautama Buddha to refer to himself. However it also the term for one who has reached enlightenment through Buddhist pr...
Loving Kindness
Sax Berlin
2010s Surrealist Mixed Media
Gold Leaf
Loving Kindness : 24ct gold leaf and original pigments. The exceptionally talented Sax Berlin produces another masterpiece for Buddha collection. Sensational piece. "Buddha said…....
Saphos Queen Of Lesbos
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Mixed Media
Silver Leaf
Lyric poet Sappho was born on the Greek island of Lesbos sometime in the 600's BC, although little is certain about her life and much of her poetry is lost to us her reputation, orig...
"Saffron Buddha", contemporary buddha painting,...
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil
The Saffron Buddha was created using the proportions of Tibetan sacred geometry. It reflects Sax Berlin's studies in icon painting from his beginning in Kathmandu in the early 1970's...
In The Pierrots Tent
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Silver Leaf
Take a moment to forget all about the outside world and be lured into the mysterious world of Sax Berlin. Here one finds echoes of Degas, Daumier, Leonardo, Rembrandt, and Picasso m...
Ode to the Beautiful and the Delicate
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil, Canvas
Ode to the Beautiful and Delicate; the beauty of this piece leaves one speechless, it's ancient yet timeless, modern yet traditional.Perhaps the words of Horace best fit this painti...
The Guitarist
Sax Berlin
Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
A piece of classical beauty painted in Sax Berlin's New York Studio in 1999. She's a study in muted tones, delicately rendered. Gentle, soft and mystical, The Guitarist is an enigmat...
Longing
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings
Gold Leaf
From Sax Berlin's Silver Series this is a piece that portrays heart rending pathos. In this piece Sax has created beauty, emotion & tranquillity. A deeply moving, touching work.
Death Of A Mocking Bird
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Primitivism Nude Paintings
Oil
It's not easy to describe in words the depth of this stunning oil from Sax Berlin. The reclining figure is almost a crossover style of impressionism and surrealism, the colours could...
Mind Of The Poet
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Abstract Paintings
Oil
A High Classical piece from Berlin. Referencing back to the poets of ancient civilisations; some real, some mythical, this work reflects outwardly the innermost thoughts and feelings...
Mystery of Majesty
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Mixed Media
Marble, Gold Leaf, Silver Leaf
Something so special it's hardly ever seen - creative silver and gold leafing. The face passed through seven stages before it was complete and crushed marble is used to adorn her fac...
Maternity
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Mixed Media
Silver
Masterpiece of subtlety from Sax Berlin. A mother looks at her newborn child the emotion evident and highlighted by the gentle use of silver leaf. Perfect Studio mixed pigments and...
Firebird: Ashes to Ashes
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Gold Leaf
Sax Berlin "Firebird: Ashes to Ashes" The Firebird - half formed, half realised, rises from the ashes of creation to take his place for eternity. Berlin is a highly symbolic artist, ...
Sisters in Wisdom Marching for the Dove of Peace
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Gold Leaf
Berlin's Dove of Peace series celebrates the inherent power of women; giving them roles of leadership and recognising the positive energy women exude. It is a very special talent tha...
When Genius Flows We Become Luminous
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Gold Leaf
Suspended in animation the genius of Harlequin flows through him becoming luminous and enabling him to weave a life that wills the order of the universe and, it wills with that order...
Blue Crystal Maitreya
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil
Most mainstream religions have a figure that they believe will appear to save mankind - Christians have Christ, Hindus have Krishna, Muslims have Imam Mahdi, Jews the Messiah and Bud...
All The World Is But A Stage
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Gold Leaf
Seemingly trapped in an artificial world makes Harlequin appear insightful and enlightened to his audience. However all around him surges the energy that makes this depth illusory, H...
Wisdom Of Woman
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Mixed Media
Gold Leaf
Clothed with strength and dignity she represents the wisdom of a life lived in fulfillment, serenity transfusing her whole mien. An artist that understands this composure and wholene...
The Buddha Of Peace
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Gold Leaf
This work was inspired by Berlin's many visits to the Peace Pagoda during his sojourn to Nepal over the Winter. Sax prepares his canvasses and waits for the right conjunction of crea...
Classic Blue
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Portrait Paintings
Oil
Using his unique approach of layering diverse techniques Berlin creates the opportunity of "seeing into portraits". He offers a "portal into the creation of [an] enigma". The stunnin...
Fire Bird
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil
In front of the swirling maelstrom Fire Bird sits dispassionately awaiting transformation into his next character. Berlin brings hints of the phoenix legend to bear in this piece an...
Maestro
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media
Mixed Media
Part of Sax Berlin's Sfumato Pearl Series. The First String of Pearls contains 30 images on wood backed Italian slate created in 30 days. This is an early piece from Berlin's Second ...
Harleking
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil
Harleking - from the Summer of 2015. Berlin's Harleking is vibrant with the colours of his costume but the character of the man is reflective in monotone. An interesting dichotomy be...
Mary And The Grain Of Mustard Seed
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil
An almost gospel theme from Sax Berlin; harking to the parable of the mustard seed that we find in the gospel of Luke. Sax has combined this powerful imagery with the equally powerfu...
Young Vincent
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil
A portrait of the artist long before his fractured life ended. Here we see the freshness & purity of the young van Gogh. An elemental lightness suffuses the piece in symbolic rep...
Young Vincent
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil
A portrait of the artist long before his fractured life ended. Here we see the freshness & purity of the young van Gogh. An elemental lightness suffuses the piece in symbolic represe...
The Apostles Of The Archipelego Beyond Atlantis
Sax Berlin
Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil
The Apostles Of The Archipelego Beyond Atlantis. A masterful offering from Sax Berlin, beautiful women gazing out over the mythical landscape that was (we assume) the lost city state...
Gilded Lilies for the Peace Dove
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Gold Leaf
Sax Berlin speaks the language of symbolism fluently; this painting is a beautifully worked piece reflecting his concern for humanity with elegance and mystery. Calla lillies for hon...
Flowers For The Godess
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil
Flowers For The Goddess - this strongly hued painting in the Flowers for Athena series is the series' smallest work.. However, the size in no way detracts from the beauty of this pai...
One Pearl Of Great Price
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Gold Leaf
One Pearl Of Great Price is part of the "When We Were Harlekings" collection. A pearl, unlike other gems, emerges as a perfect object and represents the true self. Through diligent s...
Transmission
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings
Gouache
Transmission - a stunning Buddha from scholar artist Sax Berlin. Transmission is the final teaching of master to pupil; with his steady gaze Shakyamuni transmitted to his students th...
Healing Buddha
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Mixed Media
Silver Leaf, Gold Leaf
In a world full of conflict & torment the true way to heal is to start within oneself. This stunning Buddha from Berlin is a piece offering reflection & contemplation; not only is th...
Preparing For The Muse (Mark Rylance)
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Portrait Paintings
Slate
Portrait of actor Mark Rylance preparing for one of his earlier roles Gouache on Italian Slate in a contemporary Black frame.
Pierrot And The Harlequins
Sax Berlin
1990s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil
Pierrot series 1991 Hand ground pigment on canvas
Pierrot Enchanted
Sax Berlin
1990s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
1991 Pierrot series Hand ground pigments on canvas
Pierrot illuminated
Sax Berlin
1990s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil
A 1991 work from the Pierrot series. 40 x 24 inches hand ground pigment on canvas
Blue Harlequin
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil
Blue Harleking - a beautiful piece from Berlins' Harleking series. This mesmerising painting is cooler and more sculptural in its construct. The sculptural quality & cooler palet...
Blue Harlequin
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Gold Leaf
There's no mistaking this character, Arlecchino the medieval Comedie Del'Arte actor. In this thoughtful piece from Master Artist Sax Berlin we can see an interpretation of the Harleq...
Classical Harlequin
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil
Classical Harlequin - in this Harlequin painting Berlin shows his character barefaced and out of costume. The Harlequin is quiet and reflective in the foreground, however in the back...
Musical Emanations
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Gold Leaf
A glorious painting from Sax Berlin's studio. Richly clothed & adorned, the Muse sits in peaceful meditation, her guitar held to her breast. Muse of music, bringing joy & pe...
With Gratitude
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Silver
This is a poignant piece from Sax Berlin, an almost iconic working of pre-Renaissance religious painting. His woman is classically posed and portrays her emotions perfectly in the ca...
The Lost Frescos Of St Magdalene
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Modern Figurative Paintings
Oil
Magdalene is shown from above lying on her bed, her hair wrapped around her body. Her identity disfigured by iconoclasts. Sax Berlin, arguably the finest exponent of 21st Centur...
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