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Pae White. S U M M E R X X (installation view), 2012. Dimensions variable. Courtesy of The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia. Photo credit: Carlos Avendaño. Pae White. Digital rendering of S U M M E R X X exhibition at The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia. 2012. Courtesy of the artist.
Pae White. S U M M E R X X (installation view), 2012. Dimensions variable. Courtesy of The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia. Photo credit: Carlos Avendaño.
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Pae White. Digital rendering of S U M M E R X X exhibition at The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia. 2012. Courtesy of the artist.
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Pae White: S U M M E R X X

March 2, 2012–Late Summer 2012

Opening Reception:
Friday, March 2, 2012, 6–8 pm.

Performance and Reception:
Members Preview: Artist Talks by Mark Bradford, Jennifer Steinkamp, Pae White, & Carlos Avendaño at 5:30 pm

The Fabric Workshop and Museum (FWM) presents S U M M E R X X, the debut of a new installation by Los Angeles-based artist Pae White. Continuing White's interest in text-based work and super-graphic interventions, she lifted the phrase "HASTA LA MUERTE" from the graffiti near her studio in East L.A. for her FWM project. The action of suturing and pulling this ephemeral text in the space serves to dimensionalize the recent passing of an art mentor.
 
Bio
Born 1963, Pasadena, California. Lives and works in L.A.
Pae White studied at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena (MFA, 1991), the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine (1990), and Scripps College in Claremont, California (BA, 1985). She has been featured in solo exhibitions at venues such as The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois (2011); Site Santa Fe, New Mexico (2011); The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada (2010); 1301PE, Los Angeles, California (2009); galleria francesca kaufmann, Milan, Italy (2008); Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC (2007); and greengrassi, London, England (2007). White has been included recently in the Whitney Biennial, New York (2010) and the 53rd La Biennale di Venezia, Italy (2009) and she is installing commissions this year in the Los Angeles International and Berlin Brandenburg Airports. White's work is held in such prominent public collections as Museum of Modern Art, New York; Tate Modern, London; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; The Art Institute of Chicago; and the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.