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Pae White's (b. Pasadena, USA, 1963; lives and works in Los Angeles) works exude a peculiar kind of magic. Blending techniques of fine and applied art, design and architecture, the Californian artist harnesses synergies and uses materials in unconventional combinations to make haunting installations and sculptures. Her multifaceted oeuvre also extends into other media, including posters and exhibition catalogs.
The defining characteristic of White's practice is her keen eye for the exhibition site and its potentials. The book details her largest production in Germany to date to show how the artist turns rooms into total works of art: Spacemanship is an installation and a quote to the so-called “Supergraphics” façade designs with which she explored the utopian planned community Sea Ranch, California, in a comprehensive installation. In addition to this in-situ piece, White also presented three large mobiles and a 128-foot-long tapestry. Documenting these works, the book illustrates her imposing practice. With essays by Roland Mönig and Ernest W. Uthemann as well as a conversation between Pae White and Daniel Berndt.