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One Up! MoMA Acquires Its First Classic Video Games as Art
Hyperallergic has learned that through a quiet acquisition process undertaken over the past year led by architecture and design curator Paola Antonelli, the Museum of Modern Art has brought 14 video games into its collection as a “new category” of artwork.

The acquisition includes Pac-Man and Tetris.
(more info via MoMA blog: Video Games: 14 in the Collection, for Starters)

hyperallergic:

One Up! MoMA Acquires Its First Classic Video Games as Art

Hyperallergic has learned that through a quiet acquisition process undertaken over the past year led by architecture and design curator Paola Antonelli, the Museum of Modern Art has brought 14 video games into its collection as a “new category” of artwork.

The acquisition includes Pac-Man and Tetris.

(more info via MoMA blog: Video Games: 14 in the Collection, for Starters)

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    Presently: Pac-Man (1980) and Tetris (1984). Forty more will be added soon, including Pong (1972), Space Invaders...
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    i love old games, but damn, MOMA has got to be the worst art museum in the world.
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