|Dr. Michael Durst, is one of the most exciting new South African artists. As a psychologist, Dr. Durst’s paintings are designed to create not only beauty for the beholder, but also a state of relaxation and healing. His exhibitions in Cape Town, the Netherlands and New York have received rave reviews and gained Dr. Durst international reknown.
Dr. Durst loves to paint the beauty of Cape Town--especially the Waterfront, Table Mountain, ocean views, spring flowers, and the vineyards. His work combines realism with impressionism, evoking an emotional link to the heart—thus the name: “Heartscapes.”
To see all of Dr. Durst’s paintings visit his web site: www.HeartscapePaintings.com
If you wish to be put on a list to receive an email each time a new painting is completed with information about that painting ,please email DurstArt@aol.com and you will be added to the list.
ART FOR THE HEART by Hilary Benjamin, The Atlantic Sun, September, 2007
2004-2006 Sun International Gallery, Cape Town
2008 Pride Art Exhibition, Cape Town
2009 "Perspectives of Reality" Ico Gallery,
"The Rhythmic Figure" Ico Gallery,
2007 “Grape, Gallery and Gourmet” 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
Oakland University- Kellogg Library, permanent collection
Warwick Wine Estate, Stellenbosch
The Restorative Medical Institute, Cape Town
In South Africa, England, Scotland, France, Germany, Canada, Australia, Chile, Turkey and the United States.