Turkey

Artists, curators and gallerists may not be able to stop war, but we can tell those who rake its profits that the arts are not open for their business

By Sarah Jilani

The symbolism of a failed property development in Turkey 

By Jennifer Higgie

In further news: painting stolen from New York’s Team Gallery; Harlem’s El Museo del Barrio pulls honour for right-wing socialite

Two London exhibitions by belit sağ address police and military violence committed against Kurdish people in Turkey

By Hettie Judah

In further news: Turkish arts workers arrested for ‘seeking to overthrow the government’; union protests at MoMA PS1

From Egyptian surrealism to Parisian pissoirs: what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton

The Mayor of London launches a new arts initiative, while the Getty Foundation pledges to preserve Eileen Gray's iconic Villa E.1027

Gülsün Karamustafa, Double Reality, 1987/2013. Photograph: Mustafa Hazneci

The patriarchal house of cards underlying the Turkish coup and Brexit

By Övül Durmuşoğlu

Part one of this week's Culture Digest focuses on a newly translated book tracing Turkey’s hazardous history

By Hettie Judah

From Atatürk and Turkish nationalism in art to the enduring creepiness of Bruce Conner: what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton