This is the last piece in my three part series about Video Games and Art. After sitting down with Patricia Taxxon last week, discussing the topic of Games as Art, and in particular the late Roger Ebert's opinions on the subject I wanted to finally outline a social historical theory of Games and how they actually relate to Art.
A century of abstraction and still the Art is as divisive as always, well we don’t generally go as far as to call it “Entartet” anymore but certainly the world is still split between artistic progressives and their conservative counterparts. And it is quite sobering how far the discourse has gotten, that is to say, not very.
An overview of Provenance Research and the case of the Special Commission Linz, Hitler's Plan for a European museum. This Article was initially published on the 24th of October 2020 for Leftyband.org PROVENANCE In the 2017 movie adaptation of Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express, John Cassetti (Johnny Depp), a con artist, remarks to Hercule… Continue reading Provenance and the Echoes of Fascism