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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.
Molly Crabapple is an artist and writer in New York. Her memoir, Drawing Blood, will be published by HarperCollins in December 2015. Called "An emblem of the way art can break out of the gilded gallery" by the New Republic, she has drawn in Guantanamo Bay, Abu Dhabi's migrant labor camps, and with rebels in Syria. Crabapple is a contributing editor for VICE, and has written for publications including The New York Times, Paris Review, and Vanity Fair. Her work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art.