Tracey Emin to swap London for Kent after losing planning battle

By Alice Ross

Turner prize-nominated artist says she is joining exodus of artists after being refused permission to expand east London studio

Tracey Emin is planning to leave east London, where she has lived and worked for decades, after a losing a protracted battle with Tower Hamlets council to expand her art studio, she has told the Guardian.

The Turner prize-nominated artist was refused planning permission to build a studio and living space adjoining her Spitalfields studio space, after the project faced vocal opposition from local conservation groups.

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