Connecting Creatives Online With “Pair Up”

Though commonplace, mentorships and networking events pose challenges stemming from timing, location and cost; they may also be downright daunting for many creatives, which is why a new online iteration called Pair Up exists. Founded by design director Myles Palmer, the platform aims to connect creatives online so they can workshop projects, ask for and offer advice, and simply discuss their challenges within the industry. Palmer (who has …

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 …