Points West Online

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: Depictions of Women in Western Art

W.H.D. Koerner (1878 – 1938). “The Road to Oregon (Lone Travel, or Travel in Groups of a Few, as Andy Had Known it, Was Practically a Thing of the Past),” 1933. Oil on canvas, 26.125 x 40.125 inches. Gift of Ruth Koerner Oliver. 6.92.2

Originally published in Points West in Spring 1995 By Sarah E. Boehme Former Curator, Whitney Western Art Museum “Oh, do you remember Sweet Betsy from… Read More