Jamie Wyeth paints in the shadow of his legendary father, Andrew Wyeth. Russian defector Rudolph Nureyev seeks fame in the ballet world. This true story chronicles the relationship of these two aspiring artists, whose friendship changes each of them for the better in this intense intersection of art and ambition.
(Detail) Jamie Wyeth (b. 1946), Half Smile, Nureyev (Study #20), 1977, combined media, 20 * 16". Brandywine River Museum of Art, Purchased with funds from the Robert J. Kleberg, Jr. and Helen C. Kleberg Foundation; the Roemer Foundation; the Margaret Dorrance Strawbridge Foundation of PA I, Inc.; and an anonymous donor, 2006. © The Wyeth Foundation, 2002