Tate museum reimagines artistic endeavors as Minecraft maps
Once we speak concerning the concept of video video games as artwork, we sometimes imply as artwork unto itself — however what if a online game was a companion piece to an present piece of artwork? And what if that work was over one hundred years previous? That is the thought behind Tate Worlds, a free trendy artwork-impressed Minecraft map pack. The venture makes use of Mojang’s infinite open-world recreation as a car for exploring work and sculptures within the Tate assortment, pitting gamers towards challenges with thematic ties to particular artistic endeavors.
A map impressed by André Derain’s “The Pool of London,” as an example, duties gamers with scouring a brightly coloured cityscape to assist Derian discover his misplaced pigments. “Soul of the Souless Metropolis,” then again, provides gamers a digital tour of the landmarks Christopher Nevinson may need seen whereas portray the summary portrait of 1920’s New York. Each of the above maps can be found proper now, and 4 extra artwork-impressed landscapes might be obtainable subsequent yr. Better of all, the complete venture is being launched for free — assuming you already personal a PC or Mac copy of Minecraft, in fact.