WTF is Botox?
Marilyn with necklace, 2018. Oil on Botox vials in resin on clear Perspex.
Artist Linton Meagher
Whether through cultural osmosis or whispers of mouth, everyone has heard of Botox®. You know, it’s that injection that is supposed to remove wrinkles and when it isn’t done right it can freeze your face into a single, shiny expression? Maybe you noticed your best friend’s mother was incapable of smiling at her wedding last fall (even though you know she was overjoyed). I have a friend who had the procedure done, and even afterwards,