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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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AUDIO/TRANSCRIPT: The Cigarette's Powerful Cultural Allure

Part of the reason is the allure of a cigarette, so elemental to classic scenes in movies, television shows and books. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Richard Klein, author of Cigarettes are Sublime, about smoking and American culture.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 13, 2014 09:31
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Smoke [Poetry and Medicine | January 8, 2014] [$$]

Nowhere to breathe / in the still smoky parlor, / windows stuck shut / watching our claustrophobia / with closed eyes. / Each closet holds a life / of musty towels, yellowed sheets, / clothes holey with cigarette burns. / Someone says it's a
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jan 7, 2014 20:30
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[North Carolina] FUQUAY-VARINA: Fuquay-Varina returns to its tobacco roots

the barn won't be used to cure tobacco; it instead will serve as a demonstration area to teach children and visitors about the "gold leaf" at the Fuquay-Varina Museums Complex. Tobacco was a big industry in Fuquay-Varina, with five warehouses, a cotton b
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Nov 30, 2013 14:43
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2013 South Carolina Tobacco Festival Schedule of Events

8 Kids Zone and Petting Zoo 5 Arts & Crafts & Other Cool Stuff ... 1 8 – 9:30am Gospel Singers 2 8:15am Smokin’ Fast 5K Race ... 1 11am –12pm Heritage Games & Tobacco Demonstrations
WBTW Channel 13 (Myrtle Beach, Florence SC)
added Sep 22, 2013 15:52
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[UK] Your photographs of smokers

The artist Cornelia Parker asked you to share your photographs of people smoking, as part of the This Is Your Photo project. 'These groups are a cross section of society, from management downwards, thrown together by their common addiction,' said Parker.
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 29, 2013 06:29
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[UK] Cornelia Parker's assignment for This Is Your Photo: smokers

the assignment is being set by British artist Cornelia Parker. She says: My directive is to record all those smokers who hover outside their place of work, whether on their own or in small congregations. These groups are a cross section of society, from
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 17, 2013 14:39
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[UK, USA] Tobacco specialists revels in the history of tobacco

Tobacco specialists take tobacco enthusiasts on a journey through time with infographic depicting the history of the industry
Journalism.co.uk (uk)
added Jun 21, 2013 10:48
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