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  • John Stezaker, Train, 2012–21, HD video, color and black-and-white, silent, 9 seconds.

    John Stezaker, Train, 2012–21, HD video, color and black-and-white, silent, 9 seconds.

    John Stezaker

    Fondazione Morra Greco

    The basement of the Palazzo Caracciolo di Avellino, home to the Fondazione Morra Greco, is a dark, cavernous space with a vaulted tuff ceiling resembling the mouth of a tunnel. The air is heavy with history; during recent renovations, an ancient Greek wall was revealed—a reminder that Naples is one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited cities, one whose myriad histories literally grew on top of each other. It’s no wonder that British artist John Stezaker, whose solo exhibition took over the five floors of the palazzo, chose the basement as the site for the film loop Train, 2012–21, which

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