Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child

Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child (2010)

A thoughtful portrait of a renowned artist, this documentary shines the spotlight on New York City painter Jean-Michel Basquiat. Featuring extensive interviews conducted by Basquiat's friend, filmmaker Tamra Davis, the production reveals how he dealt with being a black artist in a predominantly white field. The film also explores Basquiat's rise in the art world, which led to a close relationship with Andy Warhol, and looks at how the young painter coped with acclaim, scrutiny and fame.

Writing:
  • Eric Martin
  • Lois Vossen
Directing:
  • Tamra Davis
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  • Release Date: 2010-01-25
  • Language: English
  • Country: US
  • Runtime: 88
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