Director Tamra Davis pays homage to her friend, the iconoclastic artist Jean-Michel Basquiat in this examination of a brilliant life cut short.
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Tamra Davis explains why she locked her footage of her friend Basquiat in a drawer for two decades, and what it took to be sure a film about him took the full measure of the man.
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Tamra Davis knew Jean-Michel Basquiat when they were both in their 20s. The Hollywood overachiever reflects on making a very personal film about a very tragic story almost entirely on her own.
At what point does “illegal” art, such as graffiti tagging and wheat pasting, become high art? Who gets to be the arbiter of what constitutes “outsider art”?
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