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Has Alice Walton Made Another Art Purchase?

by Lance Turner 11/12/2014 11:25 am

Today, the New York Times notes speculation surrounding the new owner of one of Jasper John's "Flag" paintings, which sold Tuesday at Sotheby's. Could it be a certain art collector with a museum in northwest Arkansas?

NY Post Reports Alice Walton Might Be Buyer of $70M Penthouse

by Mark Friedman 4/4/2014 11:06 am

The NY Post reported Thursday that Alice Walton, the daughter of Sam Walton and founder of Bentonville's Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, is rumored to be the mystery buyer of the $70 million, "Jewel of Fifth Avenue," the most expensive co-op in New York's history.

An Interview with Alice Walton: Crystal Bridges An Expression of Love

by Jan Cottingham 3/31/2014 12:00 am

Articles about Alice Walton and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art have tended to focus on big numbers: an $800 million endowment, hundreds of millions of dollars worth of artwork, 200,000 SF of museum space, 250,000 visitors expected to visit the Bentonville showplace yearly. What the stories haven’t done is explain why Walton, the only daughter of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton, chose art as her way to give not just to northwest Arkansas but to the entire world.

Alice Walton Honored by Smithsonian's Archives of American Art

by Jan Cottingham 10/21/2013 10:35 am

Alice Walton, founder of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, will be honored on Tuesday in New York with the Archives of American Art Medal.

Alice Walton Is On the Cover of Forbes Magazine

by Lance Turner 9/21/2013 7:00 am

Wal-Mart heiress, philanthropist and the founder of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Alice Walton, is on the cover of Forbes magazine.

Forbes 400 List of Richest People Includes 10 with Arkansas Ties

by Mark Carter 9/17/2013 9:38 am

The 2013 Forbes 400 list of the country's richest people includes 10 with close Arkansas ties. Wal-Mart heiress Christy Walton leads the list of Arkansans and those with close ties to the state.

Crystal Bridges Promotes Don Bacigalupi to Museum President, Rod Bigelow to Director

by Jan Cottingham 2/12/2013 10:56 am

The board of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has announced top leadership changes.

Arkansas Business: Best Quotes of 2012

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2012 12:00 am

From John L. Smith’s pep talk to reporters to U.S. District Judge Bill Wilson’s withering remarks to out-of-line prosecutors, they said it all in 2012.

A List of Wal-Mart Black Friday Protest Sites

by Lance Turner 11/21/2012 11:08 am

As Black Friday approaches, so too does the threat of employee walk-outs and protests against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville, the world's largest retailer. Here's where protesters plan to make their voices heard.

Walton Foundation to Give Arkansas Arts Center $1 Million

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/27/2012 2:58 pm

Arkansas Arts Center Executive Director Todd Herman says the center will receive a $1 million donation from The Walton Family Foundation to be distributed over the next 10 years.

Wealth Created by Wal-Mart Supports Massive Philanthropic Efforts in Arkansas

by Jan Cottingham 7/2/2012 12:00 am

Wal-Mart made a number of Arkansans very rich, and that wealth has been manifested in billions of dollars worth of gifts to educational, medical and cultural institutions in the state.

Wal-Mart at 50: A Not-So-Short History Of the World’s Largest Retailer

by Eric Francis 7/2/2012 12:00 am

The lessons Sam Walton learned during those early, successful years of Wal-Mart allowed him to build the most successful retail chain in history. And just like the times that he took his planes up to search for potential Wal-Mart sites, it was Mr. Sam himself who was behind the stick, deciding which direction to go.