On the day when it will be possible for woman to love not in her weakness but in her strength, not to escape herself but to find herself, not to abase herself but to assert herself–on that day love will become for her, as for man, a source of life and not of mortal danger. Simone de Beauvoir

In this top 5 we present great couples besides of falling in love, together left their mark on the world of art and philosophy. Do you remember another couple?:

  1. Zelda and Scott Fitzgerald: They have been an inspiration for literary works, plays, films and even psychology studies. Scott was a great writerand Zelda felt identified a woman symbol of American feminism.
  2. Simone de Beauvoir and Jean Paul Sartre: Simone was a woman who broke with the standards of her time. Sarte, meanwhile, was a renowned French philosopher and writer, exponent of existentialism.
  3. Yoko Ono and John Lennon: Yoko, Japanese-American composer and activist, and John Lennon met on November 9, 1966, during an exhibition at the Indica Gallery in London.
  4. Björk and Matthew Barney: The singer, songwriter and producer of Iceland Björk and controversial contemporary artist Matthew Barney, have worked together in films like The Creamaster Cycle, a series of films they have been listed as one of the most imaginative and brilliant achievements in the history of avant-garde cinema.
  5. Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera: It goes without introduce this pair of Mexican artists who either together or separately generated buzz throughout the years.

Source and images: ©Campus México, ©Museo Anahuacalli, ©Bjork, ©Matthew Barney, ©Yoko Ono, ©animal político 

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