An ongoing debate: Turkish Pop or Poop Art?

Some got angry on social media with the artist’s interpretation and called them “poop art”.

Prominent artist describes controversial sculptures as ‘Turkish pop art’

A prominent Turkish artist has defended the much-debated sculptures and statues that mostly stand at the entrances of various provinces depicting things those provinces are known for, saying that they were “examples of Turkish pop art.”

Turkey’s spectacular city statues — a thing of beauty or an architectural failure?

Turkey’s spectacular city statues raise questions about art and corruption.

Originally published on Global Voices


A screenshot taken from a BBC Turkce video about city statues across Turkey

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