We all know the Mario Brothers. But have you ever stepped back and tried looking at those games from a fresh perspective? They're bananas! There are armored turtles who stand on their hind legs and steal princesses! There are bullets with FACES! We make a case for Mario's inclusion into a canon of art wider than "Video Game": we think Mario is a piece of surrealist art.
Idea Channel is a new web series from PBS Arts that delves into the complex relationship between modern technology and art.
Hosted by Mike Rugnetta (@mikerugnetta)
Made by Kornhaber Brown