by Cormack O'Connor in New Art on Friday 26 October 2012

Artist and hacker Jay Salvat has put together over 7,500 lines of code to recreate Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. Using cascading style sheets (CSS), Salvat’s job would have been painstakingly long and repetitive yet he claims it was all in the name of pointless fun. Somehow I don’t see the fun side. At least it looks cool.