Demand for black clothing is so high, with the country's mourning ritual of wearing black to honour the late king, that brands are suffering – and street vendors are cashing in.
In Iran, just uploading a photo of yourself without a hijab, or a video of your singing, can be an act of protest.
A bizarre void in a dynamic Iranian art scene was filled this spring.
News of his upcoming execution has made international headlines, but the harsh court ruling just underscores how hard it is to be an artist in Saudi Arabia.
Christine Cornell has drawn the Boston Marathon bomber, John Lennon's killer, famed mobster John Gotti, and a host of other figures at the centers of high-profile trials.