Q | Dec 13, 2012 | 19:45

Should video games be considered art?

The Museum of Modern Art is set to introduce 14 video-games into it's galleries. Pac-man and Tetris will now join Pollock and Picasso. This inclusion has reignited the debate on what constitutes art. Are video games art? We convened a Q debate, with Guardian art critic Jonathan Jones and President of the Rhode Island School of Design Jon Maeda

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