Basquiat (1996)

Director
Julian Schnabel

Main cast
Jeffrey Wright; David Bowie; Dennis Hopper; Gary Oldman; Benicio del Toro

Genres
Drama, History

Description
Director Julian Schnabel illustrates the portrait of his friend, the first Afro-American Pop Art artist Jean Michel Basquiat who unfortunately died at a young age and just as he was beginning to make a name for himself in the art world. Along side the biography of Basquiat are the artists and the art scene from the early 1980’s New York.


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