University Plans to Remove Two WPA Murals for Colonial Depictions

August 12, 2016

By Allison Meier at Hyperallergic

Two WPA murals at the University of Wisconsin–Stout are planned to be removed from public view due to their colonial views of Native Americans. The decision has riled free speech advocates, who see placing the 1930s paintings in a less accessible library and a dean’s conference room as censorship of the past…

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Schools: University of Wisconsin – Stout