The Reviews ‘On This Site’

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The Reviews ‘On This Site’ Noreen Kress reflects on art and monuments in a city full of history In the lenghty review on the artblog, Kress observes how a simple walk to the supermarket, in a city like Philadelphia, can also turn into a visit to a historic site. She sees the work Lewis … Continue reading

DoNArTNeWs review of Tamsen Wojtanowski’s Exhibition “Shelter”


Napoleon member, Tamsen Wojtanowski’s exhibition @ 110 CHURCH gallery reviewed by DoNArTNeWs. Don Brewer writes, Shelter has stuck in my mind. I went back twice to see the cyanotypes and experience the deep blue. The color stirs thoughts of science, spirituality and inspiration. The compositions add layers of memes and memories to the blissful peace … Continue reading

Title Magazine reviews H. John Thompson’s Holding Our Own


Title Magazine has a great review of NAPOLEON member H. John Thompson’s show Holding Our Own from this October. Olivia Jia writes: John Thompson’s Holding Our Own at the Napoleon Project Space deals with our society’s enduring, nostalgic fascination with historical calamity. As ancient cultures turned to gods to justify the inexplicable phenomena of the natural world, … Continue reading

‘Good Neighbors’ Review in the Phoenixville News


Congratulations to NAPOLEON members Christina P. Day and Lewis Colburn, their works are both mentioned in the Phoenixville New’s review of the group exhibition “Good Neighbors” at the Berman Museum of Art . The exhibition runs from October 14, 2014 through January 11, 2015, so there’s still plenty of time to catch the show! You can read the … Continue reading

Lewis Colburn Reviewed by KnightArts


Lewis Colburn Reviewed by KnightArts Chip Schwartz on ‘On This Site’ In a recent review for KnightArts called “Lewis Colburn and the monumental task of commemorating everything and nothing at all,” Chip Schwartz calls the November show at NAPOLEON “comical yet philosophically challenging.” He goes on to say: Colburn’s history is less of an account … Continue reading

Panel Discussion at the Art Alliance with NAPOLEON member Christina P. Day


Please join NAPOLEON member Christina P. Day this Thursday, October 30th at 7pm for a panel discussion at the Philadelphia Art Alliance. Titled Observation and Making: A Conversation Across Disciplines, the panel features Christina P. Day, Sarah Stolfa of the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, and artist and writer Courtney Mandryk. Full info on the event … Continue reading

The Plane, The Ship, The Wall

Holding Our Own is the title of H. John Thompson’s exhibition at Napoleon this month. The installation consists of three objects, one wall-mounted sculpture containing a plane, one freestanding sculpture containing a ship, and a wall constructed in the back of the gallery. The materials used in the three of these pieces are of the … Continue reading

POST East – So much to see! Tamsen Wojtanowski @ 110 Church gallery

Cyanotype Process

After you visit Marianne in her studio @ Globe Dye Works – come down South to Old City where NAPOLEON member Tamsen Wojtanowski will be gallery sitting with her current body of work, a series of large cyanotype prints @ 110 CHURCH gallery. Tamsen will be there to answer all your questions about the process … Continue reading

Marianne Dages, Philadelphia Open Studio Tour 10/25 & 10/26


NAPOLEON member Marianne Dages will be opening the doors to her letterpress studio at Globe Dye Works in Port Richmond this weekend, Saturday 10/25 and Sunday 10/26 from 12-6 as part of the Philadelphia Open Studio Tours. Stop by and say hello, print a letterpress keepsake, and see an exhibition of recent works in the space.  :: For … Continue reading

NAPOLEON Members in Good Neighbors Exhibition @ Ursinus College


Napoleon Members Christina P. Day and Lewis Colburn are included in the exhibition “Good Neighbors,” now on view at the Berman Museum of Art October 14, 2014 through January 11, 2015. The  Opening Reception will take place this Thursday, October 23 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM The Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art Ursinus College 601 E. … Continue reading

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