Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Drawing logos from memory, redesigning the classic bra, a Gloria Steinem biopic and more

1. Plan a Photograph Through Augmented Reality With the iOS app Blocker, users can quite literally block out photographic or filmic scenes: pull in what the camera sees, drop in and track 3D models and then play with light. This allows the user to set up the perfect photograph in advance of a shoot. The app tracks a scene as the camera moves, granting a …

There’s a Gloria Steinem Biopic Coming

Based on Gloria Steinem’s memoir “My Life on the Road,” a female-led biopic is in the works. Set to be directed by Julie Taymor (“Frida,” “Across the Universe” and “Titus”) the film will be a coming-of-age story, with playwright Sarah Ruhl writing the script. Steinem—who will be an executive producer on the project—says, “I hope and believe the result will encourage many more travelers — …

Annie Leibovitz’s “Women: New Portraits”

A continuation of the photographer's stunning photo series

It’s been over 15 years since Annie Leibovitz and Susan Sontag created the original “Women” project, featuring a selection of women from all sections of American society. Now, Swiss bank UBS has commissioned a follow-up to that seminal work: “Women: New Portraits.” The exhibition, which will travel to 10 cities over the next 12 months, just opened in London and was introduced by Leibovitz herself—with …