Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Filmmaker Tamra Davis discusses her film “Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child,” about the dramatic rise and fall of her late friend, the painter Jean-Michel Basquiat, who died of a heroin overdose when he was just 25 and at the height of his career. Davis details the mysteries that surround this charismatic, talented painter whose rollercoaster life reflected the downtown scene he seemed to embody. “Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child” opens July 21 at Film Forum.