J. Thomas Pallas

Portraiture, Reproductive Processes

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Installation of “Madam C.J. Walker” at Indianapolis Art Center

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Video courtesy of the Indianapolis Art Center


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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.

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"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


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J. Thomas Pallas’s website