Art of the American Westerican

The American West is and was an evolving, mythologized, serpentine entity. Its ambiguous definition ranging from a geographical expanse of dust to a dramatized ethos, only serves to heighten America’s fascination with the frontier. The romantic quality we value in the history of the American West has shaped our culture well into the contemporary from… Continue reading Art of the American Westerican

Western Mustangs: Wild Americans or Feral Spaniards?

The wild mustang is an icon of the American West. It is difficult to picture the landscape of the West without herds of mustangs galloping across grassy plains. Currently, the Bureau of Land Management allows mustangs to roam 34 million acres of public land [3]. The untamed freedom of the mustang captures the spirit of… Continue reading Western Mustangs: Wild Americans or Feral Spaniards?