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February 4, 2010  |  Artists, Collection & Exhibitions
New Acquisition: Feng Mengbo’s Long March: Restart
Video game installation (color, sound). The Museum of Modern Art. Given anonymously. Installation view, Guangdong Museum, 2008. © 2010 Feng Mengbo. Courtesy the artist.

Feng Mengbo. Long March: Restart (installation view, Guangdong Museum, 2008). Video game installation (color, sound). The Museum of Modern Art. Given anonymously. © 2010 Feng Mengbo

We all know a little—and many of you know a lot!—about video games and gaming culture. Few of us, however, have actually attempted and succeeded in creating our own video game. Not only has the artist Feng Mengbo done so, but the video game he created is so large in scale that it requires installation in an exhibition hall. Mengbo started off this pursuit in a traditional enough way for an artist: in 1993 he created a series of paintings titled Game Over: Long March. Read more