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Karen Wright meets the artist in his studio in London's Clerkenwell

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Anti-homelessness spikes outside a building in London

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Humans listening to music on the Tube

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Georg Baselitz interview: The German painter on the art world's jokers, being a pessimist, and 'dirty work-trouser' days

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Ishbel Myerscough, painter: 'Mum said why don't you use the upstairs. It is about the work, not where you are'

Karen Wright visits the artist at her studio in her family house in Holloway, north London

Art Kieda leader AK47

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Former porn star and football hooligan-turned artist Andy Link on his continuing beef with Banksy

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