In Artist three artists are on the outer limits of relevancy in an arts culture that celebrates youth. Theyre caught in circular arguments about what makes real art and concerned about the vapid interests of their younger contemporaries, none of them are reaping the benefits of success. But theres always another chance to make it. When it comes time, out of the three, who will emerge as an acclaimed artist? More important, when one artists star rises, will he leave the rest behind?