Jean Michel Basquiat Documentary
From Wikipedia: "Jean-Michel Basquiat was an American artist of Haitian and Puerto Rican descent. Basquiat first achieved fame as part of SAMO, an informal graffiti duo who wrote enigmatic epigrams in the cultural hotbed of the Lower East Side of Manhattan during the late 1970s, where rap, punk, and street art coalesced into early hip-hop music culture. By the 1980s, his neo-expressionist paintings were being exhibited in galleries and museums internationally. The Whitney Museum of American Art held a retrospective of his art in 1992." One of Basquiat's most famous series of paintings is called, "Basquiat's Defacement" which focuses on police brutality in NYC, specifically the case of the death of Michael Stewart. More on that here. This documentary details Basquiat's life and career.
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