Friday, 14 December 2012

Art Fun For Fridays - Video Games & Art

This week I just found out about MOMA adding a selection of video games to their permanent collection as a new art category.  This has led to both triumphant cheers and flabbergasted criticism over whether video games are indeed art.  Click HERE and HERE for examples of the two opposing views.

What better embodiment of this debate than a bizarre mash up of Surrealist art and Frogger courtesy of artsology.  Enjoy!

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Rene Margritte, Les valeurs personnelles, 1952
31 1/2 in. x 39 3/8 in. (80.01 cm x 100.01 cm)
Acquired 1998
Collection SFMOMA
Purchase through a gift of Phyllis Wattis
© Charly Herscovici, Brussels / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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