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  • Jason Molfessis

    Ileana Tounda Gallery

    When Jason Molfessis moved from Greece to Paris in 1950, his relationship to modern technology was brought into sharp relief. Yet he continued to reference his ancient heritage, and more pertinently pre-Socratic philosophical thought, affirming the tenuous but persistent link in the Greek consciousness between the ancient and modern world. Molfessis’ oeuvre is comprised largely of installations, and this exhibition, dominated by the two large projects, Steel Ring and Fusion ‘C’ (both 1990), was characterized by a machine-made quality, exemplified by both the manufactured steel parts and the

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