Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child

Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child

Release Date
25th January 2010
Country
United States of America
Runtime
88 mins.
Movie Overview
Director Tamra Davis pays homage to her friend in this definitive documentary but also delves into Basquiat as an iconoclast. His dense, bebop-influenced neoexpressionist work emerged while minimalist, conceptual art was the fad; as a successful black artist, he was constantly confronted by racism and misconceptions. Much can be gleaned from insider interviews and archival footage, but it is Basquiat's own words and work that powerfully convey the mystique and allure of both the artist and the m... [ More ]an.
Genres
Documentary
Tags
#Woman Director #Street Artist #New York #Boy Genius #Painter #Biracial
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