A young working class Baltimore man spends 10 years on a single portrait, believing it is his means to fame and fortune. But he also believes that only one man can lead him there---the famous artist David Hockney. What happens when you finally meet the god of your own making?
Art. Ambition. Poppy seed cake.
Did You Know?
As the opening credits appear, Billy Pappas
is seen riding in a cab. The cab passes by a large Travertine marble building with six imposing columns supporting an imposing pediment. The building is the Baltimore Museum of Art, and two of the banners hanging in front of the building display the name of the museum, along with the commonly known acronym, "BMA". See more
There were no down moments in this thing... everything is hit it hard, like... my life depends on it. Let's let everything go to hell, except excellence... excellence at any cost.
Haute-volée-Polka, Op. 155
By Johann Strauss
(as Johann Strauss II)
Performed by Wiener Philharmoniker
, Lorin Maazel
Courtesy of Deutsche Grammophon GmbH, Hamburg
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises See more