Friday, March 05, 2010
I can't believe this is already out and not being hyped by EVERY blogger who fancies themseleves as cool, cultured or both. WTF are y'all sleeping on this for??!!?
"Trailer of the new documentary Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child.
Directed by Tamra Davis, the documentary features never-before seen footage of the prolific artist painting, talking about his art, and existing in the two years prior to his death in 1988.
The OST features music from Mike D and Ad Rock.
Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child was released on Feb 21st."
The Kitchen on Basquiat previously: Basquiat Exhbit at the Brooklyn Museum.
Jean-Michel Basquiat : The Radiant Child is airing at SXSW.
Dude was not only an amazing painter but a proto-figure in the hip hop and the, not-even-named-yet, afro-punk scene.
[trailer via the.LIFE files]