An engrossing story chronicling the eccentric art and musical obsessions of
John Edward Mermis (Long Gone John), self-proclaimed anti-mogul and
inde-rock label founder, Sympathy for the Music Industry (White Stripes).
The film broadens to expose the popularity of the Lowbrow Art movement and its bible Juxtapoz Magazine, and takes the viewer on an exciting trip
through the fascinating world of art, collectibles, music and popular
culture once revered as fringe and now embraced by the mainstream.
Featuring artists: Robert Williams, Todd Schorr, Mark Ryden and Camille Rose Garcia. Over 40 original songs from the Sympathy catalogue and
never-before-seen animated footage of featured artists’ paintings.