Believe it or not, in the 1950s, Colorado's main art scene was seated not in Denver, but in Colorado Springs, of all places. The most sophisticated art in the region was being created by a loosely affiliated group of artists who were based down there and who represented a veritable school of Western abstract expressionism. Most of these vanguard artists were alumni -- or students of alumni -- of the once-famous Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center School. That long-gone institution and the Broadmoor Academy, its direct predecessor, were the reasons that city was Colorado's art hot spot for most of the... More >>>