Art: Anhydrous Glue

Many men of many nations have made many suggestions as to the greatest need of the art world, ranging from state museums and traveling scholarships to compulsory art education and the coming of a second Leonardo. The International Office of Museums of the League of Nations, meeting in Rome last week, decided that one of the greatest would be the invention of anhydrous glue—glue without water.

Precise, scientific gentlemen from 20 nations sat in a congress hall listening to papers not on the creation of future art, but the preservation of the art of...

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