Last month, I got chosen as a Canson Brand Ambassedor, which is a really sweet way of saying that, since then, Canson has been lavishly providing me with most of my art dork needs. I’ve been getting Arches field notebooks, … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: August 2011
In June, I decided to do something crazy. For my birthday, I would lock myself in a hotel room, cover the walls with paper, and cover the paper with art. Fingers crossed, I put the project on Kickstarter. In two … Continue reading
Happy Fourth Birthday Coilhouse! East coast comrades, come and help celebrate on the 21st Posters will be hand silkscreened by Melissa Dowell at Bushwick Print Lab, and available for sale soon
Musician Kim Boekbinder is redefining the concept of touring with her pre-sold tour, but she needs you to back it! As a bonus, I’ll be doing a unique poster for every city on the tour that’s successfully funded, so backers … Continue reading
Since the Sixty Six Project ended, I felt a hole in my heart that only compulsive graphomania could fill. So I started Molly Crabapple’s Saints and Sinners, portraits of whores, scoundrels, scammers and heroes from history, all of whom I … Continue reading
Molly Crabapple at the PEN Literary Festival from molly crabapple on Vimeo. Filmmaker Shahrir Shadab did a wonderful short documentary about the art installation I did at the Standard Hotel for the PEN Literary Festival.
Draw a profile on the first page of your moleskine. Cut around it. To make it stiff, you can cover it with matte medium You now have a sketchbook imp!
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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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