From David Hockney’s Art-Market Apotheosis to Why New York Artists Dread Amazon’s Arrival: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week

Catch up on this week’s news—fast.

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Meet Shantell Martin, a Rising Artist Who Parlayed Playful Illustrations Into a Multiplatform Business

The young London-born, New York-based artist is currently the subject of the first ever visual arts residency at 92nd Street Y.

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How I Got My Art Job: Naima Keith of California’s African American Museum on Quitting a PhD to Pursue Her Dreams

The museum’s deputy director got her start during a curatorial stint at the Hammer Museum.

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Lady Liberty’s Bomb-Scarred Torch Gets a New Home in the Forthcoming Statue of Liberty Museum

The copper torch had been on display inside the statue’s pedestal after a replica replaced it in Lady Liberty’s arm in 1985.

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Art Industry News: A Yayoi Kusama ‘Infinity Room’ Is Now Heading to a Las Vegas Casino + Other Stories

Plus, Yemen details the damage done to over 30 historical sites and a bloody ‘Salvator Mundi’ is unveiled in New York.

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In a Bruising Night for Phillips, Marquee Lots by Burri and Pollock Flop for a Thin $88.5 Million Modern and Contemporary Sale

The house had hoped to build on its record-setting sale in London earlier this year, but many star works went unsold.

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After More Than 100 Days in Jail Without Charge, Photographer Shahidul Alam Is Granted Bail in Bangladesh. What’s Next?

But the 63-year-old photographer’s case is still under investigation.

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Ron English Will Whitewash the $730,000 Banksy Mural He Just Bought to Protest the Removal of Street Art

The artist says he plans to resell the whitewashed piece for $1 million.

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Archaeologists Discover an Ancient Portrait of Young Jesus in an Abandoned Israeli Church

The 1,500-year-old wall painting was found in a Byzantine church in Israel’s Negev desert.

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Art Industry News: The Battle Over Zaha Hadid’s $85 Million Estate Has Gotten Ugly + Other Stories

Plus, the Getty Villa escapes the Malibu wildfire and a 1,5000-year-old portrait of Jesus revealed in Israel.

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