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.
Well, this is news. Good or ill? Most of these are commercially successful and already quite well-known among gamers. I wonder how the older ones will manifest themselves. Cartridges are probably not pleasant for conservators.