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Longing

Sax Berlin

Longing
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings
Gold Leaf, Oil Paint
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.
In The Pierrots Tent

Sax Berlin

In The Pierrots Tent
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Silver Leaf, Oil Paint
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 meld...
Pieta

Sax Berlin

Pieta
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil Paint, 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 crush...
Firebird: Ashes to Ashes

Sax Berlin

Firebird: Ashes to Ashes
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Gold Leaf, Oil Paint
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, alm...
Study in Rouge

Sax Berlin

Study in Rouge
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil Paint
Sax Berlin mixes and grinds all his own unique pigments. Oil on canvas
Blue Moon

Sax Berlin

Blue Moon
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Canvas, Oil Paint
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 balances o...
When Genius Flows We Become Luminous
When Genius Flows We Become Luminous
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Canvas, Gold Leaf, Oil Paint
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 dy...
Blue Crystal Maitreya

Sax Berlin

Blue Crystal Maitreya
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil Paint
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 Buddhi...
All The World Is But A Stage
All The World Is But A Stage
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Gold Leaf, Oil Paint
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, Harl...
Wisdom Of Woman

Sax Berlin

On Hold
Wisdom Of Woman
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Gold Leaf, Oil Paint
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 wholeness ...
Maternity

Sax Berlin

Maternity
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Silver, Oil Paint
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 si...
The Buddha Of Peace

Sax Berlin

The Buddha Of Peace
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Gold Leaf, Oil Paint
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 creativ...
Classic Blue

Sax Berlin

Classic Blue
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Portrait Paintings
Oil Paint
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 stunning n...
Fire Bird

Sax Berlin

Fire Bird
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil Paint
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 and u...
Fire Birds

Sax Berlin

Fire Birds
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil Paint
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 and...
Maestro

Sax Berlin

Maestro
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings
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 Str...
Harleking

Sax Berlin

Harleking
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil Paint
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 betwe...
Mary And The Grain Of Mustard Seed
Mary And The Grain Of Mustard Seed
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil Paint
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 powerful i...
Nirvana

Sax Berlin

Nirvana
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Gold Leaf, Oil Paint, Gouache
Oil, gouache, 24 ct gold leaf and white gold.
One Robe One Bowl

Sax Berlin

One Robe One Bowl
Sax Berlin
1990s Abstract Figurative Paintings
Oil Paint, Canvas
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...
Young Vincent

Sax Berlin

Young Vincent
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil Paint
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 representa...
Priestess Of The Flowers
Priestess Of The Flowers
Sax Berlin
1990s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil Paint
A statement piece in Neo-Classicism and one of Berlin's stunning "Flowers for Athena" works. Appearing in a shower of gold with powdered hues of vermillion, cadmium red and turquoise At...
Young Vincent

Sax Berlin

Young Vincent
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Impressionist Portrait Paintings
Oil Paint
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 representa...
The Apostles Of The Archipelego Beyond Atlantis
On Hold
The Apostles Of The Archipelego Beyond Atlantis
Sax Berlin
Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil Paint
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 of...
Gilded Lilies for the Peace Dove
On Hold
Gilded Lilies for the Peace Dove
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Gold Leaf, Oil Paint
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 honest...
Flowers For The Godess

Sax Berlin

Flowers For The Godess
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil Paint
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 painti...
One Pearl Of Great Price
One Pearl Of Great Price
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Gold Leaf, Oil Paint
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 seek...
Transmission

Sax Berlin

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 the e...
Healing Buddha

Sax Berlin

Healing Buddha
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Gold Leaf, Silver Leaf, Oil Paint
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 this ...
Preparing For The Muse (Mark Rylance)
Preparing For The Muse (Mark Rylance)
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Portrait Paintings
Slate, Gouache
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
Pierrot And The Harlequins
Sax Berlin
1990s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil Paint
Pierrot series 1991 Hand ground pigment on canvas
Pierrot Enchanted

Sax Berlin

Pierrot Enchanted
Sax Berlin
1990s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
1991 Pierrot series Hand ground pigments on canvas
Pierrot illuminated

Sax Berlin

Pierrot illuminated
Sax Berlin
1990s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil Paint
A 1991 work from the Pierrot series. 40 x 24 inches hand ground pigment on canvas
Saphos Queen Of Lesbos

Sax Berlin

Saphos Queen Of Lesbos
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Silver Leaf, Oil Paint
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, origina...
Blue Harlequin

Sax Berlin

On Hold
Blue Harlequin
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil Paint
Blue Harleking - a beautiful piece from Berlins' Harleking series. This mesmerising painting is cooler and more sculptural in its construct. The sculptural quality & cooler palette draw...
Blue Harlequin

Sax Berlin

On Hold
Blue Harlequin
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Gold Leaf, Oil Paint
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 Harlequin...
Classical Harlequin

Sax Berlin

Classical Harlequin
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil Paint
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 backgro...
Musical Emanations

Sax Berlin

Musical Emanations
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Gold Leaf, Oil Paint
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 thos...
With Gratitude

Sax Berlin

With Gratitude
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Silver, Oil Paint
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 cast ...
Mystery of Majesty

Sax Berlin

Mystery of Majesty
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Gold Leaf, Silver Leaf, Marble, Oil Paint
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 face a...
The Lost Frescos Of St Magdalene
On Hold
The Lost Frescos Of St Magdalene
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Modern Figurative Paintings
Oil Paint
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 Century C...
Petrushka

Sax Berlin

Petrushka
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Silver Leaf, Oil Paint
A stock character of Russian marionette theatre since the 18th Century, set in St. Petersburg this is a burlesque tale of unrequited love. Charlatan brings the puppets to life and the s...
Gilded Lilies for the Dove of Peace
Gilded Lilies for the Dove of Peace
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Gold Leaf, Marble, Oil Paint
The dramatic size of this work from Berlin reflects the size of his humanity and the concerns he has for the world. In his own words "there's no need to gild the lily ..... until now. I...
The Mystery of Majesty.

Sax Berlin

The Mystery of Majesty.
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Gold Leaf, Marble, Oil Paint, 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 face ...
Fresh

Sax Berlin

Fresh
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Fresh - newly created gouache on slate. This latest work from Sax Berlin's Spring Series shows a serene woman with ruby red lips and flowing black hair, her robes decorated with flowers...
The Wisdom of Women for Peaceful Solutions
The Wisdom of Women for Peaceful Solutions
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil Paint
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 woman,...
Sisters of Mercy

Sax Berlin

Sisters of Mercy
Sax Berlin
Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil Paint
Sisters of Mercy - obviously women of great strength of character as painted by Master Artist Sax Berlin in 2006. These divine women have the unique gift of consecrated life and bring f...
Harlequin On Fire

Sax Berlin

Harlequin On Fire
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Silver Leaf, Oil Paint
Harlequin On Fire from the studio of Sax Berlin. Vivid colour reflects the face of Harlequin; he gazes back as the fire rages; will he plunge into the inferno or retreat to safety? A st...
Fire Flowers

Sax Berlin

On Hold
Fire Flowers
Sax Berlin
2010s Abstract Impressionist Still-life Paintings
Oil Paint
Fire Flowers - an impressive piece from Berlin; his flowers form a tribute celebrating hope and resilience . This painting is imbued with motion and meaning and uses the most subtle of ...
Emanations of the Muses

Sax Berlin

Emanations of the Muses
Sax Berlin
2010s Figurative Paintings
Marble, Oil Paint
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 com...
Death Of A Mockingbird

Sax Berlin

Death Of A Mockingbird
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Byzantine Figurative Paintings
Oil Paint
It's not easy to describe in words the depth of this stunning oil from Berlin. The reclining figure is almost a crossover style of impressionism and surrealism, the colours could be fro...
White Faced Harlequin

Sax Berlin

White Faced Harlequin
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil Paint
Fully costumed Harlequin sits before the hot swirling background looking reflective after his performance. With his ceruse coated face he is the archetypal image of our perception of th...
'There is Certainly Eternity'
'There is Certainly Eternity'
Sax Berlin
2010s Figurative Paintings
Oil Paint, Silver Leaf
This beautiful painting is large and impressive, but retains Sax Berlins trademark stamp of creating allure, mystery and questions. A masterful work of museum quality, unlike the work o...
White Gold Lilies for the Dove of Peace
White Gold Lilies for the Dove of Peace
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Gold Leaf, Oil Paint
A masterwork from a master artist,White Gold Lilies for the Dove of Peace is an immaculate piece, pure colours balanced with earthy hues imbue the work with shades of sumptuous richness...
Death Of A Mocking Bird

Sax Berlin

Death Of A Mocking Bird
Sax Berlin
21st Century and Contemporary Primitivism Nude Paintings
Oil Paint
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 be...
Tathagata

Sax Berlin

Tathagata
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Gold Leaf, Oil Paint, Paper, 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 princ...
Bella, Seamstress of the Harlequins
Bella, Seamstress of the Harlequins
Sax Berlin
2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil Paint
Without their unique & colourful costumes some of the Comedie del Arte characters wouldn't be readily identifiable. Certain information could be derived from their clothing; audiences...
In The Light Of Eternity
In The Light Of Eternity
Sax Berlin
Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Paintings
Oil Paint
In The Light Of Eternity - nobody can portray the strength of woman in the same way as Sax Berlin, his paintings of women from the classical epoch of Ancient Greece are unsurpassed. Thi...