All posts by Paul Marzagalli

Paul Marzagalli has been a member of the National Academy of Video Game Testers and Reviewers (NAVGTR) since 2005. Since 2008, he has served on the Academy's Board of Advisors. He represents the organization at various events and reports on trends and developments. Paul lives in Boston, MA and is an alumnus of Boston College.

The Art of Video Games – Promoting Art One Pushed Pixel At A Time

 

If practice is what it takes to get to Carnegie Hall, what does it take for video game design to get to the Smithsonian?  That’s the question being answered by the Smithsonian American Art Museum in a new exhibit starting this weekend: “The Art of Video Games”.   Despite its “American” name, the museum’s exhibit is a recognition and celebration of video games and their place in global pop culture.  The accompanying book, “The Art of Video Games: From Pac-Man to Mass Effect” makes the case for video games as a legitimate artform.

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