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[North Carolina] Art from RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co. being auctioned

Artwork that originally was part of the collection belonging to the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is being auctioned in Winston-Salem. The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County now owns the artwork that will be auctioned Sunday afternoon at The Ga
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 24, 2014 02:34
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[Canada] The changing face of tobacco farming

Within Norfolk and surrounding counties, tobacco farms have been transformed through technology. Farms with a large number of workers, including all family members, have become a thing of the past. At the art installation, Kiln Hands, by Heather Benning,
Tillsonburg (Ont) News (ca)
added Oct 6, 2014 18:04
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[Switzerland, UK] Who funds the arts and why we should care ($$)

I could find no one at Art Basel prepared to answer a question about why it felt it acceptable to take tobacco sponsorship. Instead, Art Basel issued a statement that simply applauded Davidoff as a “dedicated supporter of art”
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 19, 2014 14:07
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Toxic Beauty: "Smoke" Turns Cigarette Plumes Into Stunning Art

Even fervent nonsmokers are likely to find Smoke, a photographic series by German artist Thomas Herbrich, captivating. "I've always been fascinated by smoke," Herbrich says. "I was always surprised by how quickly smoke moves. It's easier to photograph a r
Fast Company
added Sep 4, 2014 14:01
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[South Carolina] COLUMN: The tale of two tobacco murals

painted in the lobby of the Mullins Post Office ...A book on the program published by the S.C. State Museum in 1990 quoted one complainant’s letter that said the piled tobacco in the sketch looked “more like the method of hauling hay or trash to a dump ra
WBTW Channel 13
added Aug 17, 2014 06:26
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[Iran] ‘Fifi Howls From Happiness,’ From Mitra Farahani

Iranian artist Bahman Mohassess. It’s an unnerving sound because ... of the eerie juxtaposition created by the image of Mr. Mohassess’s cigarette smoke curling around his head, not far from a portable oxygen device.
New York Times
added Aug 8, 2014 13:41
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[New York] When Struggling Families Spark Internet Rage

Teicher featured nine of the photographs from “Upstate Girls” in a post initially titled “Life Below the Poverty Line, Troy, N.Y.”...The comments were harsh. Many expressed outrage that Kayla would smoke while holding her baby. (This photograph, singled
New York Times Blogs
added Jul 23, 2014 15:40
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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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