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         FRED WILSON     
         born 1954

fred wilson


Jen Fong photographed Fred Wilson among some of the objects he uses in his installations, which emphasize the need for more complete representation of diverse communities in modern museums. Wilson's pathbreaking work—raising awareness of those often excluded from traditional art and social history—won him a MacArthur Foundation Award in 1999. Although Wilson is sometimes criticized for being radically didactic, many museums have invited him to help reevaluate their collections and exhibitions.

Jen Fong (born 1959)
C-print, 1999 (printed 2002)
Published January 2000
Jen Fong
©Jen Fong
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