Artist Locust Devours All the News – Daily Telegraph

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Blue Mountains artist Locust Jones pictured with one of his artworks at Sydney Olympic Park last year. Picture: supplied

THERE are news junkies, and then there’s Locust Jones. The Blue Mountains artist says he is “permanently plugged in to the chaos of the day”. He wakes to the radio news, he livestreams Al Jazeera while he’s in the studio, and he religiously scours newspapers and magazines.


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