Interviewer: If you didn’t paint, what do you think you’d be doing?
Basquiat: Directing movies, I guess. I mean ideally, yeah.
Interviewer: What kind of movies would you want to do?
Basquiat: Ones in which black people are portrayed as being people of the human race. And not aliens and not all negative and not all thieves and drug dealers and the whole bit. Just real stories…