Episode 28: 6 enriching friendships in the art world

In today's episode, I'm talking about 6 different relationships in the art world. Some of these friendships are from the past and some are modern-day examples of friends or rivals pushing or supporting each other to create the best work they can.


rolled on - used to indicate time moving on

selling out - when you lose your integrity or sense of self

to push someone to do something - to encourage them to do something

pave the way for someone - to prepare the way for someone so their path is easier

Follow in someone’s footsteps - to do the same things that another person has done before

take someone under their wing - you start to protect and take care of them

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer - be nice to your enemies and stay alert so they don't have a negative impact on your life.

Keep a close eye on someone - you observe them carefully to make sure they are progressing as you want them to

Keep up to date with something - to keep informed about something

miss out on something - to miss an opportunity

bring someone or something to light - to point out issues or show something important


1. Keith Haring and Andy Warhol

2. Pablo Picasso and Diego Rivera

3. Agnes Varda & Street Artist & Photographer JR

Documentary: Faces, Places

4. The painter and the thief

Czech artist Barbora Kysilkova

The Documentary Trailer

5. Prince of Monaco - Prince Albert and the artist Alick Tipoti

6. Stephen Wiltshire and Oliver Sacks.


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