Perhaps above all, these exhibitions reveal Southern California to be an authentic rival to New York as a world arts center. “Pacific Standard Time” should cause critics and scholars to revise their sectarian outlooks and broaden their geographic horizons.
This isn’t the first time that David Hockney has dabbled in the realm of digital art, but the images in his latest exhibit, “Fresh Flowers,” wouldn’t exist without the aid of Apple products—specifically, his iPhone and iPad. They also couldn’t be shown without those same gadgets.
A Catholic Church-affiliated museum in Vienna was shaken up this week by a controversy that erupted over the display of an unconventional rendering of Jesus and his disciples sharing the Last Supper—and then some—in an exhibit called “Religion, Flesh and Power.”