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180829-99-729755_dpai ©Sebastian Stenzel/DPA/MAXPPP ; 28.08.2018, Hesse, Wiesbaden: Firefighters lift a statue of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan from a square with the help of a crane. The city of Wiesbaden has decided to have the statue of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, erected as part of an art festival, dismantled. The art installation at the Wiesbaden Biennale caused a sensation and irritation. Security could no longer be guaranteed, the city announced on late Tuesday evening 28.09.2018 via Twitter. According to police, the evacuation of the square, on which the four-meter-high and gold-colored statue had been standing since Monday, had taken place without any particular incidents.