Jeffrey Wright

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Now Playing: Basquiat - Time to Develop
Starring: Jeffrey Wright, Willem Dafoe, Parker Posey, Gary Oldman

Even though his works may not be on display, Jean-Michel still manages to make a bold statement while working in the art gallary. In this scene: Jean-Michel Basquiat (Jeffrey Wright), Electrician (Willem Dafoe), Mary Boone (Parker Posey), Albert Milo (Gary Oldman)

Basquiat - Time to Develop

Basquiat - Time to Develop

Even though his works may not be on display, Jean-Michel still manages to make a bold statement while working in the art gallary. In this scene: Jean-Michel Basquiat (Jeffrey Wright), Electrician (Willem Dafoe), Mary Boone (Parker Posey), Albert Milo (Gary Oldman)

Basquiat - Sell Out

Basquiat - Sell Out

A deal with Bischofberger may have cost Jean-Michel his last friend. In this scene: Rene Ricard (Michael Wincott), Jean-Michel Basquiat (Jeffrey Wright), Andy Warhol (David Bowie), Bruno Bischofberger (Dennis Hopper), Albert Milo (Gary Oldman), Mary Boone (Parker Posey)

Basquiat - What Have You Done?

Basquiat - What Have You Done?

Gina wakes up only to discover that Jean-Michel's taken the liberty of "redecorating" her place. In this scene: Jean-Michel Basquiat (Jeffrey Wright), Gina Cardinale (Claire Forlani)

Basquiat - I Will Make You a Star

Basquiat - I Will Make You a Star

When Rene Ricard spots a painting on the mantle at a party, he just has to meet the person who made it. In this scene: Rene Ricard (Michael Wincott), Jean-Michel Basquiat (Jeffrey Wright)

Basquiat - Official Trailer (HD)

Basquiat - Official Trailer (HD)

In 1981, Jean-Michel Basquiat was a 19-year-old graffiti artist living on the streets. Eight years later, he was a world-renowned painter , and the tragic victim of his own addiction. This film chronicles his meteoric rise in New York's art world, his anguish over his family, and his hatred of a society that both courted and exploited him. Starring, in alphabetical order: Benicio Del Toro, Claire Forlani, David Bowie, Dennis Hopper, Jeffrey Wright, Michael Wincott, Parker Posey

Basquiat - Exploitation

Basquiat - Exploitation

When a reporter asks Jean-Michel to decipher his work for him, the interview quickly turns into an interrogation. In this scene: Jean-Michel Basquiat (Jeffrey Wright), Interviewer (Christopher Walken)

Basquiat - Rene5:11

Basquiat - Rene5:11

Down in Jean-Michel's basement space, Renetries to help Jean-Michel focus on what's really important. In this scene: Jean-Michel Basquiat (Jeffrey Wright), Rene Ricard (Michael Wincott)

Basquiat - John Henry and Andy Warhol

Basquiat - John Henry and Andy Warhol

John-Michel and Benny are talking about art and integrity when, lo and behold, Andy Warhol suddenly appears. In this scene: Jean-Michel Basquiat (Jeffrey Wright), Benny Dalmau (Benicio Del Toro), Andy Warhol (David Bowie), Bruno Bischofberger (Dennis Hopper)

Basquiat - You're Late

Basquiat - You're Late

Jean-Michel goes to pick up Benny, but his new fame has clearly taken a toll on their friendship. In this scene: Jean-Michel Basquiat (Jeffrey Wright), Benny Dalmau (Benicio Del Toro)

Basquiat - We'll Take the Green One

Basquiat - We'll Take the Green One

When Annina brings the Krugers to Jean-Michel's studio, it becomes clear to Gina that Jean Michel's changed, and it's not a good thing. In this scene: Jean-Michel Basquiat (Jeffrey Wright), Gina Cardinale (Claire Forlani)

Basquiat - Pancakes

Basquiat - Pancakes

In a diner, Jean-Michel meets the beautiful waitress Gina and turns food into art. In this scene: Jean-Michel Basquiat (Jeffrey Wright), Gina Cardinale (Claire Forlani), Benny Dalmau (Benicio Del Toro)

Basquiat - We Had Lunch Once

Basquiat - We Had Lunch Once

Renemakes good on his promise by packing Jean-Michel's gallery show with very important people. In this scene: Rene Ricard (Michael Wincott), Jean-Michel Basquiat (Jeffrey Wright), Bruno Bischofberger (Dennis Hopper), Gina Cardinale (Claire Forlani)

Basquiat - He Cares About You

Basquiat - He Cares About You

In the wake of the article, Jean-Michel has dinner over Albert Milo's house, where Albert reassures him of his friendships, especially his one with Andy Warhol. In this scene: Jean-Michel Basquiat (Jeffrey Wright), Albert Milo (Gary Oldman)