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Monthly Archives: June 2011
Molly Crabapple’s Week in Hell closed with over $25,000 (almost 6 times what I initially asked for.) Thank you so much, comrades! We’ve booked our secret location from September 3-8. Here’s some press in La Stampa and Mashable
This morning, I was thinking about how lucky I was to know the most extraordinary people: writers and artists and porn stars and firebrand journalists and rockstars. And I thought that maybe I should draw them. So I’m going to … Continue reading
Jet Pens sent me a pack of new ink toys- nibs, brush pens, little niggly things that I can cross-hatch to death with. Tested out a few on this sketch of Aaron Peters of UK Uncut (a movement of young … Continue reading
Poster for Big Gay Ice Cream, the official ice cream of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods book tour. Fuck yeah Wednesday, and your missing eye too.
Comrades, Wired just wrote a really sweet piece about Molly Crabapple’s Week in Hell: “Crabapple describes Kickstarter as a modern day alternative to a broken, elitist, jargon-heavy unapproachable grant system that it doesn’t take advantage of the internet. This is her … Continue reading
Moleskine Drawing Jam at Bloomingdale’s 59th street featuring: Molly Crabapple, This Saturday, I’m going to be at Bloomingdales customizing covers for Moleskine. Each one will be a different gold drawing of octopii, libraries, and our model, the fantastically dapper Giovanni … Continue reading
Click to blow up Poster I designed for the Electronic Freedom Frontier to help explain the Tor Project (ie what single handedly kept the internet running during the Egyptian revolution.) If you set up 5 or more Tor rallys, the … Continue reading
What is Molly Crabapple’s Week in Hell? To celebrate my 28th birthday, I’m renting a room, locking myself inside for five days, covering the walls with paper, and filling every inch of that paper with art. I might go insane, … Continue reading
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Molly Crabapple lives in Paris in the 1890s. At least that is where I was transported when I entered her pre-War full–floor loft in the Financial District. “The Hot Half Dozen”- PmC Magazine (shot at my place)
her hyper-detailed, whimsically twisted art continues to evolve across mediums Thrillist and Stoli gave me a nice little writup, saying I was “unique” which is certainly a polite way to put it.
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About Molly:Molly Crabapple is an artist and writer in New York. Her memoir, Drawing Blood, was published by HarperCollins in 2015. Brothers of the Gun, her illustrated collaboration with Syrian war journalist Marwan Hisham, will be published by One World/Penguin Random House in May 2018. Her reportage has been published in the New York Times, New York Review of Books, The Paris Review, Vanity Fair, The Guardian, VICE, and elsewhere. She has been the recipient of a Yale Poynter Fellowship, a Front Page Award, and a Gold Rush Award, and shortlisted for a Frontline Print Journalism Award. She is often asked to discuss her work chronicling the conflicts of the 21st Century, and has appeared on All In with Chris Hayes, Amanpour, NPR, BBC News, PRI, and more. The New Yorker described her 2017 mural "The Bore of Babylon" as "a terrifying amalgam of Hieronymus Bosch, Honoré Daumier, and Monty Python’s Flying Circus.” Her art is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Rubin Museum of Art and the New York Historical Society.
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