Time in the Codex: Tia-Simone Gardner & Rini Yun Keagy

Tia-Simone Gardner · Rini Yun Keagy   Time in the Codex   Opening Reception: First Friday, September 6th, 6-10pm Exhibition Dates: September 6th -22nd   The colonial archive is, emphatically, a series of omissions and erasures. Through their work with its images, documents and artifacts, Tia-Simone Gardner and Rini Yun Keagy gather the minor fragments … Continue reading

SO YEA: A Poem by Heather Raquel Phillips for GAG: Peggy and Emily Blei Hracho

GAG verb gagged; gagging 1.  a:  to restrict use of the mouth of by inserting something into it  to prevent speech or     outcry b:  to prevent from exercising freedom of speech or expression c:  to pry or hold open with a gag 2)  to provide or write quips or pranks 3)  to choke or cause … Continue reading

Extra Parts – Member Exhibition at Good Children, New Orleans

Extra Parts Members of Napoleon Gallery will be exhibiting at Good Children Gallery in New Orleans from July 13 – Aug 4. Opening reception July 13. Good Children Gallery is a pioneer artist-run space in the St. Claude Arts District aimed at enhancing the cultural landscape of New Orleans. The space serves as a bellwether for … Continue reading

Emily & Peggy Blei Hracho: GAG

GAG Emily & Peggy Blei Hracho 7.5.19 – 8.25.19   NAPOLEON welcomes the forthcoming exhibition, GAG featuring the work of our 2019 Open Call honorees, Emily & Peggy Blei Hracho. The Blei Hracho’s have analogous bodies of work that employ process and materiality to subvert and challenge conventional craft based fabrications. They interrogate gender expectancy by appropriating derogatory … Continue reading

Conscious Objects: An Essay by Frances Beaver for Rebecca Tennenbaum’s Exhibition Every Thing Has a Function

Conscious Objects By Frances Beaver       If you don’t own a Fitbit, would you consider buying one if instead of tattling to your health insurance company how many sit ups you don’t do, you could program it to play back an 8-bit version of any song when it sensed through your vitals that … Continue reading

Rebecca Tennenbaum: Every Thing Has a Function

Rebecca Tennenbaum   Every Thing Has a Function   6.7.19 – 6.23.19   What is gained by interfacing with an extension of yourself? What do you get from staring into a two way mirror knowing you are also on the other side? Every Thing Has a Function is a show title and a description. Rebecca … Continue reading

THE COMPLETE SUBJECT   She loved most of all the paintings of the Dutch still life masters and specifically the ways they depicted lemons. Lemons alone could move her to tears, joy and emotional depth. Anywhere she could go and observe any painting of a lemon, no matter how small, she went. Standing for hours … Continue reading

Lydia Rosenberg : The Complete Subject

Lydia Rosenberg The Complete Subject May 3rd – May 26th, 2019   The complete subject, is part of an ongoing project that considers the act of writing a fiction-novel-in-progress as a manual for exploring forms of representation as they transition from one state to another. In this exhibition, Lydia Rosenberg records the shifts from fruit to painting to text and back … Continue reading

Supermarket Self-Care in the Age of Anxiety, By Bridget A. Purcell

Supermarket Self-Care in the Age of Anxiety, By Bridget A. Purcell An Essay on New Works by Chelsea Tinklenberg Cabbages on wheels and suspended from cables, vegetables unearthed from a white pedestal, or dripping from a faucet, frozen in time and space in all manner of impossible relationships. These are just a few of the … Continue reading

Chelsea Tinklenberg: CULTIVATION

Chelsea Tinklenberg CULTIVATION April 5th-27th 2019 NAPOLEON is pleased to present CULTIVATION, a solo exhibition of new sculptural works by artist Chelsea Tinklenberg. Tinklenberg’s kinetic and sculptural works explore imaginative relationships between objects and their functions, playing on the precarious relationship between utility and futility. http://www.chelseatinklenberg.com Opening Reception: First Friday, April 5th, 6-10pm Exhibition Dates: April … Continue reading

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