R · 1996 ‧ Drama/Indie film ‧ 1h 50m
Despite living a life of extreme poverty in Brooklyn, graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (Jeffrey Wright) strives to rise up through the heady New York art scene of the 1970s and 1980s. He becomes the brightest star of neo-Expressionist painting...
Release date: August 9, 1996 (USA)
Director: Julian Schnabel
Basquiat is a 1996 American biographical drama film directed, co-written and co-composed by Julian Schnabel in his feature directorial debut. The film is based on the life of American postmodernist/neo expressionist artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Plot · Cast · Production · Release Music by: John Cale; Julian Schnabel Story by: John Bowe; Michael Holman; Lech Majewski Produced by: Joseph Allen; Peter Brant Box office: $3 million
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What does Basquiat's crown mean?
With his signature recurring motif – the crown – the artist recognizes the majesty of his heroes: groundbreaking athletes, musicians and writers. Inspired by their accomplishments, Basquiat believed he was continuing the work of this noble lineage: he often depicts himself wearing the same crown in his self-portraits.
How do you pronounce Basquiat?
In French, the correct pronunciation of Jean-Michel Basquiat is Szohn Mee-shell Bah-skee-ah. In Basquiat, the "a" is pronounced as "ah", followed by -squi, which is pronounced like the word "ski". The final syllable, -at, is pronounced as "ah".
Who was Basquiat's famous girlfriend?
Basquiat begins dating Alexis Adler and the two often stay together at friends' houses in downtown Manhattan. They live for a while in the apartment of their close friend Felice Ralster, until Basquiat becomes unbearable because he writes and draws over everything in the apartment.
Did Basquiat do graffiti?
A rebel, poet, musician and graffiti artist in the late 1970s, Basquiat became notorious for his trademark style - obsessive scribbling, curious symbols and skull-laden imagery by the early age of twenty.
The brief life of Jean Michel Basquiat, a world renowned New York street artist ... Near the end of the movie, Albert Milo (Gary Oldman) shows Basquiat (Jeffrey ... Full Cast & Crew · Jean Michel Basquiat · Basquiat with Andy Warhol · Trivia Filming Locations: Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA Motion Picture Rating (MPAA): Rated R for drug use and strong language Release Date: 9 August 1996 (USA) Director: Julian Schnabel
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Basquiat seems almost stupid in this movie. I blame Schnabel. Watching documentaries and film of him showed me a person who struggled with articulation with ...
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