February 13, 2022, 6:00 amUpdated: February 16, 2022, 11:18 am
It might seem a long road from the grey granite of Aberdeen to the hyper-realism of the global phenomenon Grand Theft Auto – but it is one Lesley Benzies followed.
In this Two-Minute Masterpiece, Jade Flannery, museum assistant with Aberdeen Art Gallery And Museums, tells the story of the north-east’s most influential and successful games developer and how his genius changed the world of gaming.
Two-Minute Masterpiece is a series featuring the north-east’s art treasures. Telling the stories of these works – and sharing their love for them – will be the people who see them every day, the staff at the galleries or museums where they are held.