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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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[Canada] Smoke and Mirrors : Big Tobacco on Trial

in criminal cases and corporate law, if anyone wants a visual record of events, there is still a need for someone scribbling away with pencil and paper... I was surprised to learn no special permission is required to sketch. Any member of the public is fr
Citizen Sketcher (ca)
added Feb 4, 2015 20:37
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[New York] The 411 from the Feline: SMOKIN’ SHOW

Bloomberg probably won’t be giving his seal of approval . . . Norman Borden . . . has . . . “Thank You For Smoking,” opening at Soho Photo Gallery . . . includes 15 photos of New Yorkers from various walks of life taking cigarette or cigar breaks
The Villager
added Jun 21, 2012 15:27
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[Hong Kong, Florida] The Brands in Art Basel’s Orbit

At opening night of Art Basel Miami Beach, Davidoff offered guests handmade Dominican cigars. ... When visitors arrive at Art Basel Hong Kong this month, they will be able to explore artwork by Richard Serra...along with a plethora of luxury brands decke
New York Times
added Mar 7, 2015 15:33
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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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[Cuba, Florida] Avian Artistry, With Smuggled Cigars

Flying Close to the Law: Duke Riley, a Brooklyn artist, trained 50 homing pigeons to fly from Havana, Cuba, to the Florida Keys carrying illicit cigars and cameras to record the journey.
New York Times
added Oct 17, 2013 17:00
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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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[New York] 5-Year-Olds With Cigarettes: Glamorous or Hideous?

Frieke Janssens does not want you to hate smoking. For Smoking Kids, an exhibit running from January 10 through February 8 at New York's VII gallery, the Belgian photographer placed cigarettes in the hands of children, most of them ages 4, 5, and 6. In
The Atlantic Monthly
added Jan 10, 2013 10:47
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Six Women Artists Celebrate The Power Of The Cigarette

In the Invisible-Exports exhibition “Frida Smoked,” six women artists explore the legacy of the compact vices, specifically in relation to ideas of femininity and creativity. What stereotypes come to mind when we see a woman light up a cig? And what do w
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 19, 2016 12:20
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[New York] Snapshot: ‘Woman at a Counter Smoking, NYC, 1962’ ($$)

Diane Arbus’s fame .... An online auction of her work organised by Christie’s, including 40 of her best-known pictures as well as the image above, Woman at a Counter Smoking, NYC, 1962, runs until April 12. Estimates range from $4,000-$9,000.
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 5, 2013 14:55
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