Nils Lofgren's ranch in Scottsdale almost feels hidden. It's not far from the city, from the clubs of Old Town and the shops at Scottsdale Fashion Square, but his large plot shares none of the bustle. It's secluded and quiet, with mesquite trees rustling in a soft breeze.
Installation showcases George Ellis pioneering artist colony
Rediscovered cache of castoff communiqués captures World War II and 1940s Phoenix
To George Zraket, it's an evil zoning plot by old Sscottsdale cronies; to Janie Ellis, it's the only way her timeworn art colony can survive.