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Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child

2010 ‧ Documentary/LGBT ‧ 1h 33m
7.8/10 · IMDb 86% · Rotten Tomatoes 5/5 · Kanopy
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...
Release date: July 21, 2010 (USA)
Director: Tamra Davis
Music by: J. Ralph; Adrock; Mike D
Production companies: Curiously Bright Entertainment; LM Media GmbH; Fortissimo Films
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Director Tamra Davis pays homage to her friend in this definitive documentary but also delves into Basquiat as an iconoclast. His dense, bebop-influenced ...
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Jean-Michel Basquiat was born on 22 December 1960, in Brooklyn, New York. His father, Gérard, was born in Port au Prince, Haiti, and his mother Matilde was a New York-native of Puerto Rican descent. In this multicultural home, the artist grew up speaking Spanish, French and English.
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A prolific and influential first-generation NYC subway graffiti artist, who later became a text-oriented street artist, Al Diaz's career spans 5 decades. He currently works with WET PAINT signs used throughout the New York City subway system.
Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child is a 2010 documentary film directed by Tamra Davis. It crosscuts excerpts from Davis' on-camera interview with the ...
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Cinematography: Tamra Davis; David Koh; Harry Geller
Produced by: Tamra Davis; David Koh; Lilly Bright; Stanley Buchthal; Alexis Manya Spraic
Release date: January 25, 2010 (Sundance); July 21, 2010 (United States)
Directed by: Tamra Davis
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A portrait of a renowned artist this documentary shines the spotlight on New York City painter Jean-Michel Basquiat. Featuring extensive interviews ...
Rating (180)
Director Tamra Davis pays homage to her friend in this definitive documentary, but also delves into Basquiat as an iconoclast. His dense, bebop-influenced ...
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A vibrant, lively documentary about the life and tragic death of Jean-Michel Basquiat, a graffiti artist turned art world sensation who hobnobbed with the likes ...
Release Date (Streaming): Aug 17, 2010
Centered on a rare interview that director and friend Tamra Davis shot with Jean-Michel Basquiat more than 20 years ago, this film chronicles the meteoric ...
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Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child ... In his short career, Jean-Michel Basquiat was a phenomenon. He became notorious for his graffiti art under the moniker ...