PBS to Air Basquiat Documentary, “Radiant Child”

Posted on: March 11th, 2011 at 11:28 am by

Jean-Michel Basquiat is coming to the small screen beneath the banner “Wunderkind of the Lower East Side.”  The 2010 documentary about his life, The Radiant Child, will premiere on PBS next month as part of their “Independent Lens” television series.

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[Photo Credit: Artnet]

Directed by longtime friend Tamra Davis, the film centers on a rare interview conducted with the artist over twenty years ago, and follows his meteoric rise and fall.  Tune in April 12, 2011.

 

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