Big money artists and mega-collectors pay a high price when art collides with commerce. After a series of paintings by an unknown artist are discovered, a supernatural force enacts revenge on those who have allowed their greed to get in the way of art.
A Serious Man is the story of an ordinary man’s search for clarity in a universe where Jefferson Airplane is on the radio and F-Troop is on TV. It is 1967, and Larry Gopnik, a physics professor at a quiet Midwestern university, has just been informed by his wife Judith that she is leaving him. She has fallen in love with one of his more pompous acquaintances Sy Ableman.
A group of New Yorkers caught up in their milieu converge at an underground salon infamous for its blend of art, music, politics, and carnality.. The characters converge in a weekly Brooklyn salon loosely inspired by various underground NYC gatherings that took place in the early 2000’s.