The artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, right, with h…

The artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, right, with his mother, Matilda Basquiat photographed by Andy Warhol. 

“Andy had a respect for Jean-Michel’s talent that I’d never seen him show toward any other of the younger artists,” says Hackett. “And, of course, Andy, whose own mother, Julia, had come to New York and lived with him for many years, was very interested in Jean-Michel’s relationship with his mother, Matilda.”