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Ball point pen on todays newsprint

Tamra Davis's documentary, The Radiant Child, opens today. The film is built around archival film of interviews with the street art phenom that shot to stardom and flamed out in the 80's.

The Trailer
A piece about Warhol and Basquiat filmed in 86
Scenes from the 96 biopic starring David Bowie as Andy Warhol

3 Comments
  1. July 21, 2010 -

    A friend of mine was good friends with Basquiat--love this, Larry!

  2. July 21, 2010 -

    I recently saw the '96 biopic piece, I loved David Bowie's performance. He was hilarious.

  3. larry via blackberry
    July 21, 2010 -

    Yeah, I caught that too Vee on Encore last week. I'm conflicted by this guy. I'm not a believer in graffiti art, but I feel empathy towards Basquiat. He was a pawn in a high stakes game that he was ill prepared for.