ARTS & CULTURE
12/13/2011 02:17 pm ET Updated Feb 12, 2012

Wal-Mart Heiress's Art Museum A Moral Blight: Jeffrey Goldberg - Businessweek

The brand-new Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in the small northwest Arkansas city of Bentonville is the creation of Alice Walton, the daughter of the late Sam Walton, who founded Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the largest retailer in the world.

Alice Walton, who is worth about $21 billion, has achieved her dream of building a top-tier museum that unabashedly celebrates American art in the American heartland. Crystal Bridges, in many ways, is an aesthetic success.

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