A bastion of colour and light

One of my favourite contemporary artists, Daniel Heidkamp, depicts moments when the ordinary world appears entirely otherworldly –

“The subjects I choose are at once stable and constantly in flux.  Attempting to capture the scene with sunlight changing, wind blowing, insects biting, is a type of performance which often fails, but when successful can lead to paintings with uncanny energy…Making art, the artistic stance, is the most interesting way I can imagine of being in the world.”

– Daniel Heidkamp

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