CULTURE & ARTS
10/31/2011 03:26 pm ET Updated Dec 31, 2011

Art's Most Legendary Frenemies (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Long before middle school girls made 'frenemy' a household term with their three-way phone calls and backhanded insults, Raphael and Michelangelo were having an old-school frenemy showdown in the Vatican. The love/hate relationships described below could only occur between two types of people: hormonal pre-teens and great artists.

What exactly is a frenemy? Someone who you spend your days hating intensely but would never get rid of. Someone who inspires you even as they sicken you. It's a hatred stronger than all of your loves, locked in an epic saga that brings out the best (and worst) in both of you. Take a look at the artists who kept their friends close and their frenemies closer.

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Love/Hate Artist Duos