The graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat was born in Brooklyn in 1960. He started his career spraying his tag SAMO on the streets of SoHo in the late 1970s and early 1980s, his work was included in the seminal The Times Square Show in 1980, he joined the Annina Nosei Gallery in 1981, and by 1982 he was a central member of the Neo-Expressionist Movement. The artist died in 1988. He is the subject of The Radiant Child, a 2010 documentary directed by Tamra Davis. Basquiat’s work is found in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Brooklyn Museum, among many others.