Latest 21c Museum Exhibit Examines the Blurred Lines between Pop Culture and Art, Secular and Sacred
- Sara Havens for Insider Louisville July 16th, 2017
- Source: https://insiderlouisville.com/lifestyle_culture/latest-21c-museum-exhibit-examines-the-blurred-lines-between-pop-culture-and-art-reality-and-fantasy/
Cultural icons have always dominated the canvases of art. After all, a painter usually chooses a subject he knows well, wants to honor or is fascinated with — whether that’s Jesus Christ or Britney Spears. … But we will mention a few more highlights: R. Luke DuBois’ [Co-director, Integrated Digital Media, NYU Tandon School of Engineering] “(Pop) Icon: Britney” is a video featuring the singer from all her music videos morphing around her, but her eyes remain locked in one position, evoking a Greek icon.