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Anti-Smoking Student Art Captures Unique Perspective on Tobacco Use

Arizona students submitted an artistic depiction of the impact of tobacco use in their communities as part of Arizona’s anti-smoking youth coalition Students Taking a New Direction, better known as STAND. The 2014 gallery is featured on the STAND websit
Business Wire
added Jun 16, 2014 09:38
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[Zimbabwe] PHOTO GALLERY: Exquisite Portraits of African Farmers

Jackie Nickerson’s Terrain series aims to make that link. Her portraits of farm workers in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana, South Africa, and Kenya show the laborers ... Many of the now-resettled farms harvest tobacco, a crop that saw production sharply decli
Wired
added May 26, 2014 13:56
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[UK] Smokefree pregnancy sculpture unveiled

A beautiful and extraordinary sculpture celebrating Smokefree pregnancy has been unveiled outside the maternity department at Wythenshawe Hospital. The sculpture, ‘Air to Breathe’ has been inspired by a baby’s need for oxygen to grow and develop properly
Asian Lite (uk)
added May 22, 2014 12:13
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[New York] An Artist Takes His Pay in Tobacco and Community

David Ellis is painting what could be his biggest commission ever — assuming he lives long enough, since he’s being paid in coffee and tobacco. For the last few weeks, he and a rotating cast of assistants and friends have been painting a mural of green,
New York Times
added Apr 14, 2014 08:42
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On View | A Photographer's Artful Images of African Agriculture

“One day, I saw a man carrying a big barrel of tobacco, and it was more of a cinematic moment, and he became this sculptural figure.” This moment was the starting point for “Terrain,” a set of sparse, visually arresting images in which the organic and syn
New York Times Blogs
added Jan 18, 2014 01:59
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[UK] Hockney draws support for smokers ($$)

Somehow they lack the aesthetic appeal of a bowl of fruit — but when was art about doing the conventional thing? The artist, a long-time champion of the rights of the smoker, painted the images to illustrate a new book which seeks to argue that the dange
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 13, 2014 13:13
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[UK] JOHNSTON: Power of an instantly recognisable aesthetic ($$)

Hockney, the painter whose style is as instantly recognisable as a pack of Marlboro, has given permission for his artworks to be put to the service of a pro-smoking campaign. It’s not that these images, done with the Brushes app on an iPad, have any conve
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 13, 2014 13:11
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[UK] Artist David Hockney ditches painting landscapes and instead produces pictures of.. ashtrays

Created on an iPad, the images feature piles of cigarette butts and a self-portrait of the 76-year-old lighting up. In his foreword to Unlucky Strike: Private Health And The Science, Law And Politics Of Smoking, Hockney writes: “Life is a killer, we all
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jan 13, 2014 09:34
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[Australia] Artist Martin Sharp dies of long term illness

Sharp suffered from emphysema after years of heavy smoking. In an interview with Fairfax Media last year, his friends admitted concerns about whether he would even see his 70th birthday. Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/art-and-design/art
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Dec 9, 2013 18:10
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[New York] Strips and Stones

It’s no accident that Art Spiegelman’s drawings of himself almost always show a butt hanging off his lower lip. Mr. Spiegelman, now 65, smokes the same way he does everything else — with feeling and with urgency. In his SoHo studio not long ago, he lit up
New York Times
added Oct 30, 2013 11:04
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