I have become my own worst fear


The new multimedia works in the exhibition I Have Become My Own Worst Fear touch on the history of portraiture, political  gures, and pop culture as well as concepts like subjectivity, identity, and gender. There is clear continuity spanning from her early work up until today. Over time, however, both her art and her attitude have changed—from what Wilson describes as “the concerns of a young woman to having fun with being an old lady.” She increasingly focuses on social conventions and values associated with femininity and aging. “I’m looking at age and the status of women,” says Wilson, “but we are still in the same absurd state that we were in the 70s….This is my current response to the predicament that we  nd ourselves in when born female.”