Top 5 Couples in Art History

These are not the best lovey-dovey partnerships in visual art history. That would be lame.

Instead, kudos were earned for partnerships wrought with infidelities and general messed-up-ness. Because how else does one make art if not from a place of titanic heartbreak and crushing depression?

(Kidding. Kind of.)

Note: Musicians weren't allowed, so save your Ike-beating-Tina wisecracks for another day.

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Steve Jansen is a contributing writer for the Houston Press.
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