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[UK] New tobacco pack law inspires work of art

Acclaimed British artist Fuller’s bold new art piece, Duty Paid, is an investigation into the subtle power and invisible influence generated at the nexus of nicotine and branding. Produced with great care and at great expense by modern masters of seductio
Packaging News (uk)
added May 18, 2016 17:11
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Potsdam girl wins Kick Butts Day Art Contest with 'The Smoking Gun' artwork

First place was award to Emily Theobald of Potsdam. Her artwork, entitled “The Smoking Gun” depicts the deadly effects of secondhand smoke, particularly on infants and children. “We would like to commend her on her artistry and emphasis on such an import
North Country (NY) This Week
added Apr 18, 2016 14:33
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[New York] Davidoff Opens its Most Prestigious Flagship Store and Lounge in Downtown Manhattan

The store is a beautiful illustration of Davidoff's new global retail concept, which features a luxury environment and guest experience.... "The new Davidoff Flagship Store in downtown New York marks the culmination of an ambitious new direction for Dav
PR Newswire
added Apr 13, 2016 15:15
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[New York] COTTER: Making Museums Moral Again

In 1983, the Whitney Museum of American Art opened a Midtown branch that was paid for, and named for, the Philip Morris tobacco company, which for decades had steadfastly denied that smoking causes lung cancer. The Whitney escaped sustained censure for it
New York Times
added Mar 17, 2016 12:43
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[Kentucky] UK black student group issues ‘call to action’

Capilouto ordered that a controversial mural in Memorial Hall depicting black worker or slaves to be covered up. He also convened a task force to decide how to display the mural in the future. But now the students want to know how he is dealing with the
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Feb 18, 2016 10:57
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Howard Koslow Dies at 91; Artist Designed Stamps for 40 Years

designing a 33-cent stamp in 1999 honoring the artist Jackson Pollock...Koslow removed the cigarette in accordance with Postal Service policy, which forbade any image that could be seen as promoting tobacco use...National Smokers Alliance wrote...“an affr
New York Times
added Feb 2, 2016 14:35
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[California] If walls could talk! Legendary Playboy Mansion where Lennon burned a cigarette on a Matisse and Elvis slept with eight Playmates at once goes up for sale... But whoever buys it must let Hugh Hefner stay until he dies

It is rumored that John Lennon once put out a cigarette on one of Hefner's original Matisse paintings, where it still stands today, according to Thrillist.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2016 02:43
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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
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[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
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[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
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