Chad States: Night Sweats

Night Sweats

New work by Chad States, curated by NAPOLEON member Jordan Rockford

There is this moment when the desire for pleasure completely consumes you.

Opening Reception
First Friday, February 7th

6pm – 10pm

319 N 11th Street, 2L
Philadelphia, PA

Exhibition Dates: 2.7.14 – 2.23.14
Gallery Hours: Saturdays and Sundays 2pm – 6pm or by appointment

Chad States: Night Sweats has been selected for discussion in The Review Panel Philadelphia, a monthly critical review platform organized by artcritical ( that brings together critics to conduct live reviews of current shows in Philadelphia before an audience.

The Review Panel Philadelphia will take place on Wednesday, February 19, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 118 North Broad Street.


The St. Claire – Chad States “Night Sweats” – Matt Kalasky

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  1. […] States’ Night Sweats is now currently on view at NAPOLEON Gallery in Philadelphia, PA from […]

  2. […] The hottest imagery of the night is Chad States’ show at Napoleon.  Pass through the black curtain and enter a chamber with a kind of man-made bonfire on the floor that casts its fiery red/orange glow and seems to be eating up an image sitting  beneath it.  The piece, called “Night Sweats,”  evokes many references, from the obvious medical reference in the title to the idea of hidden cultures and societies with rituals obvious to the members and indecipherable to those outside.  Whatever the desire on the part of States, the piece is a powerful visual installation.  See it this weekend before it’s gone.  Chad States Napoleon to Feb. 23 […]

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