Jenny Watson, Dream Palette, 1981, oil, synthetic polymer paint, crayon, pastel, pencil, charcoal. JW Power Collection, University of Sydney, managed by Museum of Contemporary Art, purchased 1986. Image courtesy the artist and Museum of Contemporary Art Australia © the artist

Jenny Watson's right to look

Jenny Watson: The Fabric of Fantasy exhibition dates: Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia, 5 July – 2 October 2017; Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 4 November 2017 – 4 March 2018.

Wes Hill teaches art history and visual culture in the School of Arts and Social Sciences at Southern Cross University, Northern NSW. His book Art after the Hipster: Identity Politics, Ethics and Aesthetics (2017) is published by Palgrave Macmillan.

Card image: Jenny Watson, White horse with Telescope, 2012, synthetic polymer paint on rabbit skin glue primed cotton. Courtesy the artist and Ann Schwartz Gallery © the artist.

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