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Videogames and Art
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ISBN 9781841504193
Second Edition
Paperback 450 pages
Published October 2013
Imprint: Intellect
Books by Grethe Mitchell
Books by Andy Clarke
Books in Visual Arts

Edited by Grethe Mitchell and Andy Clarke
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Videogames are firmly enmeshed in modern culture. Acknowledging the increasing cultural impact of this rapidly changing industry on artistic and creative practices, Videogames and Art features 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 traditional art forms. Of particular interest in this volume are machinima, game console artwork, politically oriented videogame art, and the production of digital art. The second edition features an extended critical introduction from the editors, new material 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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''Recommended. Graduate students and above.' – CHOICE, A. J. Wharton

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