This great list makes ever so much sense, especially when speaking to the casual art lover.
Number 9 is so at the heart of Art is Now Pop:
There are artworks, artists, and art things that are legitimately “famous” (as in, you might find news of them in a non-art publication), like Michelangelo’s David or Thomas Kinkade’s The Christmas Cottage. Most often, what the author really means here is “talked about among art people.”
Because, it’s true. Some things are pop culture. Some are just art.