By Elaine Donnelly
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Until now, the predictions from imaginative mid-20th-century writers and scientists have provided a wealth of fodder for retro-futurist historians. But visual artists are now getting in on the game.
A new exhibit at the Smithsonian American Art Museum is billed as "The Art of Video Games." Visitors will encounter beautiful production art, a chronological look at the major video-game platforms and their key games, tidbits of wisdom from various designers, and even a handful of games playable on giant public screens. What they won't find is much of a case that video games are, in fact, art.
Since then, Mr. Melissinos writes, games have transported him to "worlds that I could create, control, and type into existence."