New York Beat Movie Poster, or as it was re-released, Downtown 81, a film with Jean Michel Basquiat. Great film about the art and music scene in NYC in the late 70s/early 80s
Directed by Edo Bertoglio.  With Jean Michel Basquiat, John Lurie, Ted Bafaloukos, Tom Baker. The film is a day in the life of a young artist, Jean Michel Basquiat, who needs to raise money to reclaim the apartment from which he has been evicted. He wanders the downtown streets carrying a painting he hopes to sell, encountering friends, whose lives (and performances) we peek into. He finally manages to sell his painting to a wealthy female admirer, but he's paid by check. Low on cash, he ...
Downtown 81
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Downtown 81
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visual optimism; fashion editorials, shows, campaigns & more!: downtown 81: asia piwka by pelle lannefors for interview russia september 2015
Gracie Mansion Gallery site  The artistic spirit of the East Village of the 1980s was one I dream about, and live through movies like “Downtown 81”, “Slaves of New York” and modern period movies such as “Basquiat” and “I Shot Andy Warhol.” It was a the epicenter of self expression in art, a bohemian enclave of artists and art galleries with the attitude of reinvention, innovation and anything goes….
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Jean-Michel Basquiat
Jean-Michel Basquiat - Downtown 81 -   A "lost" film that chronicles the early-1980's Manhattan art and music scene with Deborah Harry, Kid Creole and the Coconuts, Tuxedomoon, James White and the Blacks, Walter Steding, The Plastics, and DNA