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Patty Wallace (b. 1957), Kaiser Wilhelm Sculpture from Germany Series, circa 1995; Ektacolor print, framed 21-1/2 x 25 inches; Gift of Gary Nickard and Patty Wallace, 2018

Patty Wallace (b. 1957), Kaiser Wilhelm Sculpture from Germany Series, circa 1995; Ektacolor print, framed 21-1/2 x 25 inches; Gift of Gary Nickard and Patty Wallace, 2018

Patty Wallace created this image at Light Work in Syracuse after a trip to Germany. There she learned how to use infrared film which she had received from Hollis Frampton. As with many of her works, Wallace chose imagery that has disturbing political history associated with it.