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[North Carolina] Old Cigarette Machines Get a New Life as Art

Today, Whittington's refurbished cigarette machines – dubbed Art-o-mats – have taken on its own cult status with locations around the world. More than 61,000 pieces of art about the size of a cigarette pack were sold in 2016.
PR Newswire
added Mar 23, 2017 21:57
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[Germany] German Art Collectors Face a Painful Past: Do I Own Nazi Loot?

“I don’t want stolen goods hanging on the wall — it’s quite simple,” said Jan Philipp Reemtsma, who hired a researcher 15 years ago to examine the collection he inherited from his father, the tobacco industrialist Philipp F. Reemtsma.
New York Times
added Mar 14, 2017 16:53
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[UK] Farm visit prize for smoking campaign in Potters Bar

Council chiefs keen to keep Potters Bar play areas and parks free of smoke have launched a competition to help spread their healthy message. To mark No Smoking Day, Hertsmere Borough Council has asked arty youngsters up to age 11 in the borough to desi
Welwyn and Hatfield Times (WHTimes) (uk)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:41
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[UK] Fenland and East Cambs Kick Ash students hope art exhibition at Central Library in Cambridge will help smokers get the message to quit as figures show one in four people still smoke in Fenland

More than a quarter of people still smoke in Fenland and for those in manual jobs the figure is even higher according to latest statistics. In Fenland the number of smokers is 26.4 per cent or just over one in four people - the highest in the county
Wisbech Standard (uk)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:40
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[New York] Teens warn against tobacco usage through paintings

Students from Elmira, Notre Dame and Watkins Glen high schools, as part of the Reality Check of Chemung, Schuyler and Steuben counties, painted storefront windows on the Williams Capital Corporation building Water Street in Elmira. Kelly Gampel / Staff V
Elmira (NY) Star-Gazette
added Mar 11, 2017 23:58
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Activists empower Yogyakarta residents to show their true colors and reject tobacco industry exploitation

Global public health experts Vital Strategies today congratulated health advocates, artists and the people of Kali Code village, Yogyakarta, on the unveiling of "Show Your True Colors," a community project to paint anti-tobacco graphic murals (designed by
Antara News (id)
added Feb 14, 2017 12:34
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VIDEO: Exceptional makeup artist powerfully highlights horrors of smoking

An artist has found a new hard-hitting way to get across the horrors of smoking by painting her head like an ashtray and her chest like a pair of lungs filled with cigarette butts. Body artist Mirjana Kika named her...
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 24, 2017 17:30
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Skilled body artist depicts the damage wreaked by smoking by turning herself into a human ASHTRAY (complete with lungs filled with cigarette butts)

Skilled body artist and cosmetics expert Mirjana Kika Milosevic, from Smederevo, Serbia, painted her head like an ashtray and her chest like a pair of lungs filled with cigarette butts... The spine-chilling video, which took around six hours to make, wo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 24, 2017 17:29
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Moonlit Landscapes From a Tormented Painter’s Lucid Moments

Ralph Albert Blakelock...For art supplies, he had to forage. He dismantled window shades and wooden cigar boxes to create fabric and panel backings for his paintings. He formulated watercolor pigments with tobacco juice.
New York Times
added Oct 28, 2016 16:27
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[UK] Facing Britain: Simon Schama Takes a Gallery Tour / THE FACE OF BRITAIN A History of the Nation Through Its Portraits

Here are Churchill, “the most famous Briton alive or dead,” photographed by Yousuf Karsh (who plucked a cigar from the great man’s mouth and captured his dour response for all eternity)
New York Times
added Sep 24, 2016 21:46
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