Baumgaertel complained after his artwork titled 'Turkish dictator' was removed from his gallery at the art Karlsruhe fair. Photo: Thomas Baumgaertel/Twitter
Baumgaertel complained after his artwork titled 'Turkish dictator' was removed from his gallery at the art Karlsruhe fair. Photo: Thomas Baumgaertel/Twitter
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Painting of Turkey’s President Erdogan with a banana up his buttocks sparks anger at German art fair

The gallery owner said he took down the caricature to “avoid trouble”

Baumgaertel complained after his artwork titled 'Turkish dictator' was removed from his gallery at the art Karlsruhe fair. Photo: Thomas Baumgaertel/Twitter
Baumgaertel complained after his artwork titled 'Turkish dictator' was removed from his gallery at the art Karlsruhe fair. Photo: Thomas Baumgaertel/Twitter
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