Turkey

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Conservation

Turkey's Göbekli Tepe: is this the world’s first architecture?

Scholars say the organisation needed to build the 12,000-year-old temple may mark the beginnings of class society and patriarchy

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Banksy

Imprisoned Turkish artist Zehra Dogan smuggles thank-you letter to Banksy

Bristolian street artist unveiled New York mural in March in protest against her arrest

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Politics

Turkish artist Zehra Dogan continues to paint on scrap paper from prison

She was sentenced to jail for "spreading terrorist propaganda" after posting a painting depicting a Kurdish town draped in Turkish flags

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Biennials & festivals

Contemporary art biennial returns to Mardin in Turkey after three-year hiatus

Event resumes in the ancient city in the country’s south-east corner after years of tumult

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Biennials & festivals

Elmgreen & Dragset bring a bit of Istanbul Biennial to Germany

Curators of this year’s show, with the theme of home and neighbourhoods, show key works at Munich museum