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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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[California] He’s Back, in a Defiant Blaze of Color / David Hockney’s Sweeping Survey at the de Young

Last October, this celebrated British artist had a stroke, ... known for his feisty anti-anti-smoking tirades, admitted that he still smokes and was tempted to do so outside the museum: “I think it would be great to say I was fined $100 for smoking in Gol
New York Times
added Oct 26, 2013 02:54
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[UK] How Pop Art plundered consumerist culture ($$)

at the Barbican’s enjoyable Pop Art Design show, a whole room is devoted to lips. There is, of course, ... Tom Wesselmann’s disembodied smoking lips
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 25, 2013 22:24
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Could Chic E-Cigarettes Help Cut Tobacco Dependence? [Pics]

French graffiti artist gives electronic cigarettes a pop art makeover.
PSFK
added Oct 25, 2013 03:38
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