Masterpieces on iPhone

Even from a few feet away, you can see the bold strokes that Sao Paulo artist Roberto Lautert applies to his portraits of iconic art figures, but step closer and you’ll notice that brush lines are strangely missing. That’s because there were no brushes—these works are enlarged versions of the portraits Lautert “paints” by fingertip on his iPhone 3G, using the


Fly a spaceship and melt your mind with Rob Lach's experimental video game

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to shoot down bomber planes, race a Ferrari in a Volvo or fly a space ship while on acid, POP might offer the insight you need. The mind-bending experimental video game consists of what it calls “a series of erratic minigames” set to a steady stream of panic-inducing music. Designed by independent developer Rob Lach as an exploration …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Maurice Sendak sniffing Sharpies, flying cars, antigravity balls and more in our look at the web this week

1. Maurice Sendak Book lovers the world over mourned the passing of Maurice Sendak, author of such childhood classics as “Where the Wild Things Are” and “In the Night Kitchen.” Remembering him, we’ve been looking back to a particularly memorable and hilarious interview with Stephen Colbert, in which the two discuss everything from e-books to Sharpie-sniffing. 2. Redesigning Dickens In celebration of the Victorian novelist’s …