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    Pae White (b. 1963)
    Drone-Drome B, 2016
    Lurex, cotton polyester, Loro Piana cashmere
    98 x 98 inches (248.9 x 248.9 cm)


    Kaufmann Repetto, New York;
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 2018.

    This work is part of a very limited series of works Pae White created in collaboration with Italian luxury textile Loro Piana and exhibited in 2016 alongside works by fellow contemporary artist Sheila Hicks during Art Basel Miami and MiArt (Modern and Contemporary Art Milan). "My interest in the cashmere of Loro Piana is as a raw material whose very nature of softness enhances the rigidity of the metallic threads - and vice versa. In addition to this, the density and richness of the cashmere colors are in opposition to the reflective and more elusive behavior of the metallic threads. So within each tapestry there are these dualities of soft/solid and hard/reflective. To me, materials or colors have an inherent personality, a fluctuating hierarchy... I've never seen 'craft as craft' or 'design as design.' As far as I'm concerned, I'm always making art. Maybe it uses the language of design or the language of craft, but it's always making art." --Pae White

    Condition Report*: Overall very good condition, with no losses or restorations observed, reinforced along edges of reversed as expected.
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    Auction Dates
    May, 2021
    13th Thursday
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