J. Thomas Pallas
Installation of “Madam C.J. Walker” at Indianapolis Art Center
Video courtesy of the Indianapolis Art Center
In this work, J. Thomas Pallas memorializes Madam C.J. Walker by creating a portrait made up of tens of thousands of stamps. Here, he describes his choice of subject and the process of creating the stamp and enlarged image.
"Madam C.J. Walker", 2010, Custom Ink Stamp on Drywall, 174" x 192"
Site-specific installation at Indianapolis Art Center
"Art from the Heartland", January 29 - April 18, 2010