Posts Tagged ‘wal-mart’

Wal-Mart Skyline, part II: In the Belly of the Beast 28 March 2009 2 Comments

On reason I journeyed to Bentonville was to visit an old friend who used to live in New York but who came to this small town in northwestern Arkansas a few years back. Since college, I’ve had great affection for Asher Durand’s Kindred Spirits (1849).  An important painting of the Hudson River School and a […]

Wal-Mart Skyline, part I 26 March 2009 No Comments

Though the rapid growth of Las Vegas in the past two decades has transformed the surrounding desert, roughly 50 miles north of the city all that development gives way to a lot of empty land.  It looks that way on the road atlas map and the reality on the highway doesn’t change one’s impression. The […]