FAKE, Original Art Print, Posters for Pessimists, Demotivational Poster, Oscar Levant

FAKE, Original Art Print, Posters for Pessimists, Demotivational Poster, Oscar Levant



"Behind the phony tinsel of Hollywood lies the real tinsel." -- Oscar Levant

Do you hate happy? Does joy annoy you? Is snark more your style? Introducing "Fake" from the series "Posters for Pessimists, an Antidote to Optimism". If this doesn't crush your spirit, nothing will.

The mini-bio at the bottom of the print reads:

Oscar Levant was an American composer, pianist, actor, author, raconteur and wit. He composed music for more than 20 films and appeared in many, including An American in Paris and The Band Wagon. His clever ad-libs and caustic one-liners made him a favorite guest on radio and television, though his own show was cancelled for being too controversial. Jack Parr, the host of The Tonight Show, once said of him, “For every pearl that comes out, a pill goes in.” Levant suffered from severe depression, was addicted to Demerol, underwent electroshock therapy, and was in and out of mental institutions for much of his later life. He once said, “There’s a fine line between genius and insanity. I have crossed this line.”

Ready-to-frame art print, printed on thick, bright white paper stock.

Paper Size - 12" x 18"
Image Size - 10" x 16"
Border Size - 1"

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