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University of Kentucky to cover controversial campus mural

Nine years after his predecessor rejected calls to remove a controversial Great Depression-era campus mural that featured black workers toiling in a tobacco field, University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto has decided to cover the painting until a mo
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 26, 2015 18:37

[Asia, China] An Arts Explosion Takes Shanghai

Inside were more innovative installations, many owned by Mr. Tek, that could fit only inside a hangar, such as Xu Bing’s “Tobacco Project,” an assemblage of more than 600,000 cigarettes resembling a tiger skin rug;
New York Times
added Nov 5, 2015 17:23

[UK] Smoking ban would "destroy" Brighton's liberal bohemian image

Pro-smoking group Forest spoke out as a city council consultation on proposals to bring in a voluntary ban on beaches and in parks came to an end. The council received about 1,500 responses to the 12 week consultation and will now begin analysing the fi
The Argus Brighton Hove and Sussex (uk)
added Oct 16, 2015 07:38

The Legacy of Robert Loughlin, Artist Behind ‘The Brute’

In death, he has gained a measure of immortality for his Dadaesque series of paintings, “The Brute,” which depicts a kind of Cro-Magnon James Dean with a cigarette dangling from his mouth.
New York Times
added Sep 30, 2015 17:21

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] SCIORTINO: Arts clouded in smoke

only allows charitable sponsorship if it does “not use trademarked names and logos of tobacco products” and “does not have the intent to promote tobacco products”. Yet enforcement is barely existent and tobacco companies are unashamed in their sponsoring
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 26, 2015 22:25

Richard Prince Takes a New Approach to Cowboys

Mr. Prince’s fascination with the cowboy as a quintessential American image has been going on since he first rephotographed cigarette ads in the early 1980s.
New York Times
added Sep 24, 2015 19:03

The world's most dangerous women: Rare vintage photos chart the antics of the 'adventuresses and tough dames' of the early 20th century

Peter Cohen's incredible 60,000-strong collection of photos of 'dangerous women' - some of which have now been parlayed into a book of the same name. Along with a series of smokers and sharpshooters, the collection also includes women indulging in more s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2015 10:37
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[UK] Competition: Children’s sign designs to back council’s new ban on playground smoking

Creative children are being urged to join the call to make over 140 Leeds playgrounds smoke-free by designing bright and bold ‘no smoking’ signs. Leeds City Council has announced it is set to introduce a voluntary smoking ban on all of its children’s pl
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Aug 17, 2015 08:52
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[UK] National recognition for Lincoln stop smoking scheme

The ‘Proud to be a Quitter’ scheme organised by City of Lincoln Council’s Neighbourhood Working Team involved pupils from Ermine Primary Academy, city council apprentices and four more people not in employment, education or training.
The Lincolnite (uk)
added Aug 17, 2015 08:51

VIDEO: Trading with the Enemy: Homing Pigeons with Cigars Challenge U.S. Embargo, Fly from Cuba to Florida

For his project called "Trading with the Enemy," Duke Riley spent four years planning and eight months breeding and homing a kit of 50 pigeons in Key West, Florida. His goal was to prove that pigeons could make the 90-mile flight from Havana back to Key W
Democracy Now!
added Aug 13, 2015 10:55
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