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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

[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:
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Dec 9, 2013 18:10

[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

[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

[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

Could Chic E-Cigarettes Help Cut Tobacco Dependence? [Pics]

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

[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

[UK, California] David Hockney returns to LA ($$)

“He’s a bit quiet at the moment. Not the usual David. And he’s had to give up smoking!” For Hockney to be parted from his “natural, delicious, pleasure-giving tobacco”, it must be bad.
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 11, 2013 11:30

[UK] Smoking hot! Artist creates Brad Pitt portrait using cigarette ash

Brad has been drawn using cigarette ash and the portrait now stands proudly in one of London's biggest tourist attractions Ripley's Believe It Or Not. The father-of-six is certainly keeping good company in the gallery of the greats, and joins Michael Jac
The [London, UK] Express
added Sep 29, 2013 21:18
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