Hugh Grant, founder and director of the Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art on Capitol Hill, has been a kind of Santa Claus for Denver, bestowing gifts of support and exhibits on the art community. A few years ago, when the Kirkland was just getting off the ground, the museum was devoted to the life and work of the late Vance Kirkland, a giant in the state's modernist scene. Grant was a close friend, and he inherited, among other things, many Kirkland paintings along with the artist's handsome studio building on Pearl Street, complete with its... More >>>