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Dr. Michael Durst - After the Rain | Landscape Art Fine Art
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Dr. Michael Durst - "After the Rain"

"After the Rain"

After the Rain
Acrylic on Canvas, US$ 356

After the Rain

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Details

Acrylic on Canvas

W: 610mm x H: 457mm x D: 38mm
W: 24" x H: 18" x D: 1"

Approx. Weight: 1kg

This work is unframed

Price

US$ 356

Scale

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Reference

Cape 15

About "After the Rain"

This beautiful acrylic painting shows rays of sunlight filtered through the mist on the fields of African daises that appear after the Spring rains in Namaqualand.

This special place, about three hours from Cape Town, looks like one had landed on the moon, with its austere mountains and desolate desert conditions...that is, until the rains of Spring, magically transform it into a wonderland of floral colour.

The original is gallery-wrapped, but can easily be removed from its stretchers for safe and economical international shipment if desired.

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About Dr. Michael

Dr. Michael Durst

According to the Ico Gallery in New York, "Dr. Michael Durst is one of the most exciting South African artists. As a psychologist, Dr. Durst's paintings create not only beauty for the beholder, but also a state of relaxation and healing. His work combines realism with impressionism, evoking an emotional link to the heart thus the name: Heartscapes.

Dr. Durst loves to paint the beauty of Cape Town--especially the Waterfront, Table Mountain, ocean views, spring flowers, the vineyards and, of course, the people of the Cape. According to Dr. Durst, "I like to re-create a "magical moment" that I have experienced. As I do so, I strive to achieve a delicate balance between the realism of the scene and the even greater intensity created by light, texture and colour. At a certain juncture, an integration occurs. The captured moment in time is taken in without judgment by the brain, allowing the vibrational intensity to adjust the frequency of the heart[0x1]s rhythms. As the integrated process continues, the viewer becomes awash with positive emotions, a sense of peace, and greater coherence[0x1]all of which contribute to physical, mental and spiritual healing."

Price Range

US$ 97-4,450

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Exhibitions

Reviews:

ART FOR THE HEART by Hilary Benjamin, The Atlantic Sun, September, 2007
WHEN ART AND MATHS ADD UP by Wendyl Martin, The Argus, November 2011

Exhibitions:
2004-2006 Sun International Gallery, Cape Town
2008- The Blue Dolphin Gallery in the Netherlands
2009-Perspectives of Reality- Ico Gallery, New York
2010- "The Rhythmic Figure" Ico Gallery, New York
2011-Seven Wonders of the World" Machu Picchu Gallery, India
2011-Classic Art Gallery, Waterfront Cape Town
2012-Cape Professional Artists-Kirstenbosch Garden, Cape Town
2012-Picturesque Gallery-Cape Town
2012-Gallery Africa-Waterfront- Cape Town
2012-The Bay Gallery at the Bay Hotel in Camps Bay, Cape Town
2012-Le Franschhoek Gallery, Franschhoek, near Cape Town
2013-Gallery Africa, Cape Town
2014-Gallery Africa, Cape Town
2014-Picturesque Gallery, Cape Town
2015-Chicago Artists Month-Greenleaf Art Center, Chicago

Solo Exhibitions:
2007-Heartscapes of the Cape- Eclectic Gallery, Cape Town
2008-Postcards from the Heart of Cape Town-Table Bay Hotel, Cape Town
2009-Magical Moments in Sea Point-Eclectic Gallery, Cape Town
2011-The Wonders of Fractal Art-Eclectic Gallery, Cape Town
2012-Best of Show-Winchester Mansions, Cape Town
2015-Euphoric Visions- Winchester Mansions, Cape Town
2015-Euphoric Visions- Winchester Mansions, Cape Town
2016-Art for the Heart- Winchester Mansions, Cape Town

Books:
2010-Cape Town Heartscapes- The Works of Dr. Michael Durst
2011-The Wonders of Fractal Art


Private Collections:
In South Africa, England, Scotland, France, Germany, Canada, Australia, Chile, Turkey and the United States.

Education

Oakland University BA, Michigan State MA, Loyola University PhD

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