At 85, Takesada Matsutani Is Still Preoccupied With the New, and With Glue

The artist, once one of the youngest members of the famed avant-garde collective Gutai, is showing some of his latest experiments at Hauser & Wirth.

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Does it Matter if I Eat the Stickers on Fruits and Vegetables?

They won’t cause you any harm, but there are reasons to remove them before taking a bite.

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Your Walls Don’t Have to Be Boring

Faced with a blank wall, most of us think paint or wallpaper. But there are more interesting possibilities to consider.

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Spencer Silver, an Inventor of Post-it Notes, Is Dead at 80

He created the adhesive that lets the small, square notes stick to surfaces. They became one of the most ubiquitous office products ever conceived.

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Tessica Brown’s Hair is Finally Free of Gorilla Glue

No one could figure out how to help Tessica Brown until a Los Angeles plastic surgeon stepped in. If she could go back, she said, she would just have worn a hat.

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Gorilla Glue as Hair Spray? ‘Bad, Bad, Bad Idea’

After more than 15 washes, various treatments and a trip to the emergency room, Tessica Brown’s hair still won’t budge. A TikTok explaining her dilemma has drawn a huge following and advice.

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