A visionary curator sets up a gallery in a warehouse in Hoxton and assembles a group of radical artists. But as they prepare to storm the bastions of the art world, property developers begin gentrifying the area. Meanwhile, a wave of cocaine and crime threatens everything.
Art is a satire about the birth of the Young British Artists in the early 1990s. Illuminating, moving and blackly funny, it exposes the pretensions of fine art and high theory ... as well as the unrestrained hedonism that ran alongside.