Lung Cancer Connection http://news.stlpublicradio.org en New Art Distributor Arrives In St. Louis: A Repurposed Vintage Cigarette Dispenser http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-art-distributor-arrives-st-louis-repurposed-vintage-cigarette-dispenser <p>Fifteen years ago, Clark Whittington was searching for a way to make his art more sellable. Inspired by a co-worker, he came up with the idea of a vending machine dispensing art.</p><p>“I used to work at a company where a friend of mine had a Pavlovian reaction to snack wrappers. When he’d hear the crinkle of cellophane, he’d buy something for himself. So that gave me the idea to put art in a vending machine,” said Whittington.</p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 23:44:36 +0000 Camille Phillips 31294 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org New Art Distributor Arrives In St. Louis: A Repurposed Vintage Cigarette Dispenser