Artist Louis "Kelly" Neville is already famous, but finds greatness easier to talk about than achieve. Chance conversation with the model for his new project leads him to put his theories about creativity, society, and love to the test, and he finds that other people have their own ideas about how all of these should go, from his closest friends and rivals to the woman who warms his heart. Indeed, love itself may cost him everything, including his artistic inspiration. Is he willing to pay the price? And even if he is, "can" he?