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“We are very proud to announce that MoMA has acquired a selection of 14 video games, the seedbed for an initial wish list of about 40 to be acquired in the near future, as well as for a new category of artworks in MoMA’s collection that we hope will grow in the future. This initial group, which we will install for your delight in the Museum’s Philip Johnson Galleries in March 2013, features:”

Canabalt is on the same list as Pac-Man. It’s the most modern game on the list. Think about how awesome that is.

onthemedia:

“We are very proud to announce that MoMA has acquired a selection of 14 video games, the seedbed for an initial wish list of about 40 to be acquired in the near future, as well as for a new category of artworks in MoMA’s collection that we hope will grow in the future. This initial group, which we will install for your delight in the Museum’s Philip Johnson Galleries in March 2013, features:”

Canabalt is on the same list as Pac-Man. It’s the most modern game on the list. Think about how awesome that is.

November 29, 2012 // 11:29 // 1 year ago
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  1. process-effect reblogged this from onthemedia
  2. bookwormbreakfast reblogged this from laughterkey and added:
    MOMA is starting to collect video games as an art form and I could scream with how awesome that is.
  3. booksnbytes reblogged this from wnyc and added:
    The video game has finally been recognized as art!
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    swag
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  15. scrapsfromtheattic reblogged this from shortformblog and added:
    This moves videogames one step closer to being recognized as an artistic medium. Suck on that, Roger Ebert.
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