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Mary Blair
Interview with Niece, Maggie Richardson
Matthew E. Krul

Mary Blair is an iconic Walt Disney Imagineer and Disney Animator, a prolific artist, and a celebrated fashionista. Starting at Disney in 1940, Mary worked on iconic films like Cinderella, Peter Pan, and Alice in Wonderland. She also created the unique look of “it’s a small world” for the 1964 World’s Fair in New York (later moved to Disneyland) and designed the Grand Canyon Concourse mural at Disney’s Contemporary Resort among many other pieces of fine art. Famous for her blending of unique color combinations, Mary’s modern style redefined Disney’s artistic approach, influenced fashion, and impacted pop culture. A force to be reckoned with, Mary is certainly a legend in the world of Disney.

Since Mary has unfortunately passed, in this episode, [Matthew has] the pleasure of chatting with Mary’s niece, Maggie, about her aunt’s life and career. […]



Source type Podcast
Volume 95
Language en
Document type Interview
Media type audio


Id 5734
Availability Free
Inserted 2021-01-16