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The Physicality of Place: Daniel Heidkamp at Champion by New American Paintings
January 30, 2012, 8:05 am
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Daniel Heidkamp’s solo exhibition  at Champion (on view through February 25th) in Austin, TX highlights his strengths as a painter. I write this with the embedded pun fully in mind. He is a master of capturing light—whether tempering a fireplace’s glow into this overall pulsing warmth or emblazoning a backyard with patterned tree-limb shadows. Heidkamp’s light is an emotive presence throughout the excellently titled Glow Drops At The Chill Spot. – Read more by Austin contributor, Brian Fee, after the jump!

Daniel Heidkamp | Narratrix, 2012, Oil on canvas, 36” x 36”, Courtesy the artist and Champion

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