Serge has bought a modern painting for a huge sum of money. Marc hates it and cannot believe that a friend of his could possibly want such a work. Yvan attempts, unsuccessfully, to placate both sides. If your friendship is based on tacit mutual agreement what happens when one person does something completely different and unexpected? Art, winner of the Evening Standard Award for Best Comedy of the Year received its British premiere at Wyndham's Theatre, London in 1994 starring Albert Finney, Tom Courtenay and Ken Stott.