R | | Comedy, Drama
Starting from childhood attempts at illustration, the protagonist pursues his true obsession to art school. But as he learns how the art world really works, he finds that he must adapt his vision to the reality that confronts him.
The art college in the movie is based on the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. According the published screenplay, the minimalist paintings Jonah brings to class were painted by author Daniel Clowes when he was a student at the Pratt Institute.
The history of art is largely about the implementation of masculinity.That is such bullshit.Part of some Darwinian imperative. Most artists become artists because they have no way to attract a mate. I hardly think I'm the first to point out that the...
When Jerome is the bartender at the party, he twists the top off of the beer and gives it to Jonah. Hoegaarden does not come in twist off bottles.
An extra scene featuring the actors in Vince's film is shown after the credits.
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