Crushing On: Beautiful Minds

There is something wonderful about connecting with a like-mind, and something beautiful in the appreciation of a fellow creator’s work, practice or ideas.
While episodic moments of solitude can be fertile ground for creativity, the culture of creativity thrives when there is:

  • an exchange of tools and techniques
  • mutual appreciation
  • network effects of success
  • tolerance for the new and maverick

Here we celebrate creative camaraderie and colaborations to encourage new blooms of mutuality, generosity and goodwill …

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Lou Reed & Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol managed and funded the groundbreaking Velvet Underground for a couple of years in the 1960s before parting ways. Warhol’s ideas on art, culture and work ethic had an indelible impact on Reed.


Donald Glover & Hiro Murai

Donald Glover & Hiro Murai. beautiful minds When actor-writer-rapper-stand-up-comedian Donald Glover released the music video for his alter-ego Childish Gambino’s This Is America, it set


Marc Jacobs & Yayoi Kusama

Marc Jacobs and Yayoi Kusama beautiful minds Under Marc Jacobs’s 16-year tenure, Louis Vuitton became known for it’s iconic clothing and accessories with some of


Mugler & Beyonce

Manfred Thierry Mugler & Beyonce beautiful minds An iconic couturier and fashion revolutionary Manfred Thiery Mugler created his namesake label in 1974 designing ready-to-wear and


Image attributions: Top Photos by: Lady Gaga by Tommaso Boddi, sourced from; Stevie Nicks and Tom Petty onstage 1981 from the Larry Hulst/Michael Ochs Archives. Sourced from Yayoi Kusama  sourced from Hypebeast. Images used under Fair Dealing terms [AU]

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