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Videogames and Art

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9781841504193

ISBN10:
184150419X
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
2/15/2014
Publisher(s):
Univ of Chicago Pr

Questions About This Book?

What version or edition is this?
This is the 2nd edition with a publication date of 2/15/2014.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.

Summary

Videogames are firmly enmeshed in modern culture. Acknowledging the increasing cultural impact of this rapidly changing industry on artistic and creative practices, Videogames and Artfeatures in-depth essays that offer an unparalleled overview of the field. Together, the contributions position videogame art as an interdisciplinary mix of digital technologies and the traditional art forms. Of particular interest in this volume are machinima, game console artwork, politically oriented videogame art, and the production of digital art. This new and revised edition features an extended critical introduction from the editors and updated interviews with the foremost artists in the field. Rounding out the book is a critique of the commercial videogame industry comprising essays on the current quality and originality of videogames.


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