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    The Bachman Wilson House, a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home acquired in January by Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, has arrived in northwest Arkansas after traveling by road and rail from where it was built in Millstone, N.J., 60 years ago.

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    Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announced Wednesday that it bought a New Jersey home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and plans to move it to northwest Arkansas.

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    A visitor arriving at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art sees a curved concrete facade with the museum's name and, behind it, a stand of trees on a hillside. Where's the museum? Get closer, then look down.

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    As an heir to the Wal-Mart fortune, Alice Walton had the means to buy almost any piece of art on the market. So she scooped up one masterpiece after another: an iconic portrait of George Washington, romantic landscapes from the 19th century, a Norman Rockwell classic.

  • Sections of the museum sit amid a tree-lined ravine in Bentonville, Ark. The museum is a 10-minute walk through the woods from Bentonville's downtown square, on 120 acres owned by the Walton family.

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  • Crystal Bridges said the Tarentinos will supervise the dismantling and packing of the house and its furnishings.

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  • "We're honored to be able to preserve and share this significant example of American architecture, as Frank Lloyd Wright's work embodies our own mission of celebrating art and nature," Crystal Bridges Executive Director Rod Bigelow said. "The Usonian concept was intended to provide access to architectural quality for all families, which melds well with our philosophy of welcoming all to view American masterworks in our natural setting."

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