Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Image

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Summary: In his short career, Jean-Michel Basquiat was a phenomenon. He became notorious for his graffiti art under the moniker Samo in the late 1970s on the Lower East Side scene, sold his first painting to Deborah Harry for $200, and became best friends with Andy Warhol. Appreciated by both the art cognoscenti and the public, Basquiat was launched into international stardom. However, soon his cult status began to override the art that had made him famous in the first place. Director Tamra Davis pays homage to her friend in this definitive documentary. (Arthouse Films)

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Runtime: 88 min
Production: Pretty Pictures
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Nov 9, 2010
Director Credit
Tamra Davis Director
Cast Credit
Jean Michel Basquiat Himself
Producer Credit
Alexis Spraic Producer
David Koh Producer
Lilly Bright Producer
Maja Hoffmann Executive Producer
Stanley F. Buchthal Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: