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Imagined Wests | KCET Artbound

By November 10, 2021July 18th, 2022No Comments
Natalia Molina on KCET’s Artbound: Imagined Wests, November 10, 2021

Southern California’s Autry Museum of the American West is working to recontextualize a large mural, dating from the Disney Imagineers-designed museum’s opening in the 1980s. It depicts a widely accepted mythology of the West, which prioritizes white settler colonialism at the expense of other perspectives including those of Native Americans, Black settlers, Asian Americans and women.

Watch the full episode here: Imagined Wests