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Artist Tracey Emin on recovering from cancer and expressing tragedy in her work night

BBC, 14 Apr 2021
British artist Tracey Emin talks to Newsnight’s Kirsty Wark about surviving aggressive bladder cancer and the re-opening of her exhibition with paintings by Edvard Munch at the Royal Academy. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog

Artist Tracey Emin has said her cancer has "gone" after a series of major surgeries.

She told Newsnight she reached a "big, big milestone" last week when her three-monthly scans were "all clear".

Emin was diagnosed with a "really rapid, really aggressive" bladder cancer last year, which she was unlikely to survive.

She sits down with Kirsty Wark to discuss her recovery, how she expresses tragedy and trauma in her work and the re-opening of her exhibition with paintings by Edvard Munch at the Royal Academy on May 18.

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