For an artist, your parents are the people who usually told you that you'd make no money being an artist. Those who "make it" are probably glad they didn't follow the advice of society, which doesn't encourage going down that path. 

Not all artist-parents stories are sad, though. Andy Warhol's mother, for example, sold paper flower bouquets and encouraged young Andy to pursue the arts from a young age. On the other hand, unlike Warhol, Yayoi Kusama's parents wanted her to give up her talents and be a housewife instead.

Here are 25 Photographs of Artists and Their Parents, which offer viewers a look into the artists' lives and upbringing.

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