ATTEND: The Art of Video Games

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ATTEND: The Art of Video Games

Time: March 16, 2012 to September 30, 2012
Location: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Street: 750 9th Street, N.W. Suite 3100
City/Town: Washington, DC 20001
Website or Map: http://americanart.si.edu/exh…
Phone: (202) 633-7970
Event Type: exhibition
Organized By: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Latest Activity: Sep 3, 2012

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About the Exhibition

The Art of Video Games is one of the first exhibitions to explore the forty-year evolution of video games as an artistic medium, with a focus on striking visual effects and the creative use of new technologies. The exhibition will feature some of the most influential artists and designers during five eras of game technology, from early pioneers to contemporary designers . It also will explore the many influences on game designers, and the pervasive presence video games have in the broader popular culture, with new relationships to video art, film and television, educational practices, and professional skill training. Chris Melissinos, founder of Past Pixels and collector of video games and gaming systems, is the curator of the exhibition

 

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