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Welcome to Points West Online. In this blog we share articles from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West's Points West magazine. Enjoy the full range of topics related to the West as we post stories from recent issues, and even delve into the archives from the past twenty years. And if you're interested in receiving a printed copy of our magazine going forward, join our membership program—it's one of the benefits!

Points West Online: A Celebration of the American West through Outdoor Sculpture

Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (1875 – 1942), "Buffalo Bill—The Scout," 1924, cast by Roman Bronze Works, N.Y. Bronze, 149 inches. Gift of the artist. 3.58

From Points West magazine Originally published in Winter 2006 A Celebration of the American West through Outdoor Sculpture: Art and the Elements By Christine Brindza, former Curatorial Assistant,… Read More

Points West Online: Conservation of Russell waxes reveals their original appearance

Charles M. Russell (1864 – 1926). "Lunch Hour." Wax sculpture. Gift of William E. Weiss. 44.59

From Points West magazine Originally published in Winter 1993 Conservation of Russell Waxes Reveals Their Original Appearance By Sarah E. Boehme
, Former Curator, Whitney Western Art Museum In… Read More