The international community has decried his sentencing as a violation of human rights.
Andréas Lang’s pictures, now compiled in a new book, convey “what the Turkish state wants people to remember and what it wants them to forget.”
Esra Sarıgedik Öktem stepped down after the Istanbul Biennial appointed a member of its own board as curator in place of Defne Ayas, the agreed-upon candidate.
The Artİstanbul Feshane venue was briefly forced to shut its doors after conservative groups decried artworks containing nudity and imagery seen as critical of the state.
In Berlin, where many artists settled after the protests that shook Turkey a decade ago, an exhibition grapples with the political repression and exile that followed.
Known for persecuting artists and cultural figures, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s government is being accused of “artwashing” ahead of critical elections.
Nine other repatriated works were seized from Met Trustee Shelby White, whose collection was subject to a criminal investigation.
Four exhibitions planned prior to the devastating earthquakes grapple with presciently timely themes of loss, healing and transformation.
The 6,000-year-old “Stargazer,” which Turkey alleges was looted, once belonged to disgraced antiquities collector Michael Steinhardt.
Artists and cultural organizations have been contributing to the post-disaster relief efforts despite their own needs for support.
Felekşan Onar reimagines refugees as birds in search of utopia.
The 7.8-magnitude quake has killed at least 2,600 people and destroyed a 2nd-century castle, among other landmarks.