incredibly well-thought-out feature on Gamasutra.
Preston takes his time to remind of us the state of art in general, and how art is continuously judged by its relative place in culture: a urinal can be art if Marcel Duchamp says so, and places it in an art gallery. Since it's all a matter of perspective, Preston argues that we shouldn't be bickering with Roger Ebert over whether games can be art, but instead spending our time improving the medium, and awaiting further artistic recognition from the community at large.
Makes sense to us. We'll stop waiting by the mailbox for our invite to the arty party, then.
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Jim Preston: games as art debate is meaningless
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