Thanks to heartwarming support for my very dumb tweet, it’s come to my attention that y’all appreciate the intersection of video games and fine art.
Today we’re going to lean into it with a look at all of Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo’s startling insights into the modern game industry. Let’s get to it!
Incredible. Tune in next time for a list of history books that inexplicably detailed major plot points in the Assassin’s Creed series.
Photo Sources: By all means, go appreciate fantastic works of art in their actual historical context.
- Madonna and Child with Three Saints
- The Minuet
- Chastity of Scipio
- The artist’s family, a rare portrait, unfinished
- Angels in the Sky
- Head of an Old Man
Todd Mitchell is a US Midwest-based comedy writer and game developer with bylines at Weekly Humorist, Fanbyte, Slackjaw, End of the Bench Sports, and more. He’s the author of Inside Video Game Creation, the founder of CodeWritePlay, and host of the GameDev Breakdown podcast. Follow him on Twitter @Mechatodzilla.