Nine Significant Male Friendships in Art

From Salvador Dalí and Man Ray, to Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Dash Snow and Dan Colen, there are plenty of friendships in the art world that were more than social—they spawned mentorships, collaborations, and certainly resulted in new volumes of work being created. Several male duos pushed each other professionally, and ultimately stepped beyond mutual admiration into motivation. Take a look at nine …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

An animated gay love story, ice cream that doesn't melt, oyster vending machines and more in our look at the web

1. Non-Melting Ice Cream At the Biotherapy Development Research Center in Kanazawa, an accidental discovery has resulted in the invention of non-melting ice cream. The ingredient is a polyphenol liquid, extracted from strawberries, that “make[s] it difficult for water and oil to separate”—meaning, in this instance, that a popsicle keeps its shape. Kanazawa Ice first became available earlier this year, and now can be bought …