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[New York] Artist makes portraits from DNA found in chewing gum and cigarettes

Artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg has done more than wonder. She collects errant hairs, cigarette butts, fingernails, and discarded chewing gum from public places and using the DNA she finds, creates 3D portraits of how the owners of this discarded genetic mat
io9 (Gawker Media)
added May 6, 2013 01:53

[UK] PHOTOS: Big Picture: Smoking Kids, by Frieke Janssens

Each week, the Guardian Weekend magazine's editorial team choose a picture, or set of pictures, that particularly tickle their fancy. This week, their choice is Frieke Janssens' Smoking Kids
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 15, 2013 20:03

[UK] HOCKNEY: Comment is free: Life is now. Don't let the professional anti-smoking brigade ruin it

The UK's remaining smokers can't be legislated out of existence. Everyone dies and to be obsessed with longevity is life-denying
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Mar 15, 2013 14:37

VIDEO: Exceptional makeup artist powerfully highlights horrors of smoking

An artist has found a new hard-hitting way to get across the horrors of smoking by painting her head like an ashtray and her chest like a pair of lungs filled with cigarette butts. Body artist Mirjana Kika named her...
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 24, 2017 17:30

[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

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

[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

[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

No smoke without art

The use of an iconic image of Robert Mapplethorpe to promote an exhibition of his work in Galashiels should have been stubbed out. Community Councillor Drew Ketchen believes Self Portrait, which shows American photographer Mapplethorpe smoking and has be
Southern Reporter (uk)
added Aug 17, 2013 13:26

[Tanzania] Women artists get jack up from cigarette firm

Tanzania Cigarette Company (TCC) has pledged more support to local artists, besides calling for full involvement of women in the growing industry.
IPP Media (tz)
added Sep 6, 2012 06:21
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