Computer Love: Our Favorite Links of the Week

Art and Design

  • The Royal Shakespeare Company performs five shows over the course of an unprecedented six-week residency in a specially constructed stage at the Park Avenue Armory.
  • Chinese dissident artist Ai Wei Wei is released after three months in detention, but still faces significant restrictions on his travel and activities.
  • A century of sparkly jewels from Van Cleef & Arpels, including some amazing art deco-era designs on exhibition at Cooper Hewitt, the National Design Museum of the Smithsonian.
  • A fascinating (really!) history of the design of Oreo cookies and other stamped cookies and biscuits.

Fashion and Beauty

image: Ty Casek for the New York Times

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