Turkey

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