Headlines Tagged with Arts/Culture — 609 headlines found
“Public Eye: 175 Years of Sharing Photography”...Mr. Pinson learned that the library had acquired a small portfolio of August Sander’s work, a dozen photos of people smoking. The images were part of a tobacco-related collection at the library.
Dec 3, 2014 New York Times Blogs
added Dec 3, 2014 11:36
Is an old barber pole or carved cigar-store Indian worth as much as an oil painting of the same age? Some collectors today think so. One bidder paid $42,550 for a well-documented Indian maiden cigar store figure at a 2014 antiques auction.
Nov 28, 2014 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 28, 2014 12:16
The artists with the help of a social enterprise, Text To Change (TTC) have formed a web page dubbed: “Wall of Fame” where MPs, radio personalities, actors and journalists will urge children to desist from tobacco use. “These are the people who the youn
Nov 12, 2014 The New Vision (ug)
added Nov 12, 2014 20:55
Decision by West Australia Opera has left fans fuming, while PM Tony Abbott calls it ‘political correctness gone crazy’
Oct 9, 2014 The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 10, 2014 11:06
The Healthway chairwoman, Rosanna Capolingua, said her board was “quite surprised” by the opera general manager Carolyn Chard’s offer of a “Carmen” ban. “They brought that to us,” Ms. Capolingua said, “and we said: ‘fine.’ It was their choice and their d
Oct 9, 2014 New York Times Blogs
added Oct 9, 2014 13:57
The West Australian Opera has announced it will not program the opera Carmen in the next two years, after it secured $400,000 in sponsorship from Healthway, because the story features smoking.
Oct 8, 2014 Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 8, 2014 02:42
China Tobacco Museum in Shanghai is the largest in China, consisting of seven pavilions of tobacco-related exhibits. A focus group and previous survey data revealed that the museum conveys messages that make tobacco use appealing. Of the pavilions, three
Sep 30, 2014 Tobacco Control
added Oct 1, 2014 05:45
What has got Fox & Friends all in a tizzy?... Sony Animation officially released some test footage for an upcoming Popeye movie. It’s not completed footage, but one thing that Fox News immediately noticed was that Popeye was missing his pipe and tattoos.
Sep 21, 2014 Comicbook.com
added Sep 21, 2014 22:57
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”
Sep 19, 2014 Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 19, 2014 14:07
A bizarre building in the shape of a smoking pipe has appeared in Fujian Province, China. At 22m high and 68m wide, it is thought to be the largest pipe-shaped building in the world. The unusual construction was put up memory of local writer Lin Yutang w
Aug 11, 2014 Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 11, 2014 12:08