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Faith Ringgold "Maya’s Quilt of Life," 1989. Acrylic on canvas and painted, dyed and pieced fabrics. 73 x 73 in.

PHOTO BY Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas; photo courtesy of Swann Auction Galleries
Faith Ringgold "Maya’s Quilt of Life," 1989. Acrylic on canvas and painted, dyed and pieced fabrics. 73 x 73 in.

Crystal Bridges acquires quilt from Maya Angelou's collection

A quilt commissioned by Oprah Winfrey that hung in the home of author Maya Angelou is now part of the collection of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, according to a news release from the museum. Maya's Quilt of Life, 1989, by Faith Ringgold, was commissioned for Angelou's 61st birthday. The pi...

A brash decision, a fateful turn

BIG BEND RANCH STATE PARK, Texas -- Crouched on trembling legs beside a stubby mesquite tree, I tried to steady my voice.

Crowd: Justice not served in 1993 killings

Supporters of the three men convicted of killing three boys in West Memphis in 1993 gathered Tuesday on the state Capitol steps and called for officials to reopen the investigation into the slayings.

Boom to bust

In 1999, the Tunbridge Wells subdivision in west Bentonville had been given up for dead. Three years earlier, the original developer declared bankruptcy.

Federal court hears appeal in doctor bombing case

A federal appeals court is expected to hear oral arguments Wednesday in the case of a doctor convicted in a 2009 bombing that nearly killed the head of the Arkansas State Medical Board.

Razorbacks Football: Quick-strike D can take bow

Arkansas’ offensive players were its headliners this season, but it was the Razorbacks’ no-name defense that got the Hogs a 20-17 victory over East Carolina in the Liberty Bowl on Saturday.

Suspect in girl’s 1982 killing tells police dead uncle did it

The only living suspect in the 1982 death of 12-year-old Carmeletta Green has told Little Rock police that he believes his late uncle killed the girl and dumped her body in the woods.

Suspect: In 2006, fatally shot man

In his fifth letter to the court, filed Monday, confessed soldier killer Abdulhakim Muhammad claims to have gunned down a man in Nashville, Tenn., several years ago, but provides almost no details of the purported slaying.

Long Time Gone: Modern tools, hope for old cases

Bonnie Taylor, now Carpenter, was 7 when the woman she knew as her mother disappeared in 1967.

Five Alamo properties fetch $78,000 at auction

TEXARKANA -- Five properties formerly owned by Tony Alamo have been auctioned off to partially satisfy a civil judgment against the imprisoned evangelist.




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