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Molly again participated in Zeitouna, a program aimed at aiding and inspiring the youngest victims of the Syrian crisis. Alongside other mentors, she returned to Reyhanli, Turkey to paint murals for the Jeel School for Syrian refugee children. Like these? … Continue reading
8″ x 4″ pen, ink, dye and gouache on Arches watercolor paper. Signed by Molly, this piece is up for auction to benefit Young New Yorkers. Auction lasts until April 1st, 9 pm EST. You can bid here.
Limited edition of 250, 13″ x 19″ prints of Baby Doll are now available at Braddock Tiles.
Portrait in the Twenty-First Century November 29, 2014 – January 17, 2015 54 Franklin Street New York, NY 10013 Presented by Postmasters and featuring artwork by Molly Crabapple, Kristin Lucas, Katarzyna Kozyra, Sally Smart, Shamus Clisset, Austin Lee, Anton Perich, … Continue reading
Show Me the Money: The Image of Finance: 1700 to the Present, John Hansard Gallery, 2014. Featuring the original painting “Debt and her Debtors” in a group show. Photographs: Stephen Shrimpton
Bidding for Groundswell’s Annual Art Auction is now live! Featuring Molly’s signed 2014 self portrait, which you can bid on here. Bidding ends the day of the benefit, October 14th. For more information and to purchase tickets to the event, … Continue reading
Tiny painting for Cynthia von Buhler’s Lilliput exhibit at MyMicroGallery in Milan. All artwork is 1:12 scale, the size of most dollhouses. Lilliput is open to the public through October 8th. Click here for more details.
Cover art for the Bronx Defenders’ new report on solitary confinement. Read it here.
Molly’s piece for Temple of Art. Photo by Allan Amato. For information about the film, click here.
Had the great honor of being asked to come along with Zeitouna, a program by the Karam Foundation, to mentor displaced Syrian kids. A few dozen of us came to the Salam School, a school in … Continue reading
17″ x 22″ giclee print, signed and numbered. $125 with free shipping. Buy yours here.
My first major solo show, SHELL GAME, closed last Tuesday. Shell Game was covered by the New Republic, Rolling Stone, Fast Company, Wired, Reuters, the American Reader and many more. The openings were attended by hundreds of people –– many … Continue reading
A limited number of prints of the Shell Game watercolours are available at my Etsy shop. 17″ x 22″ on Canson art paper, signed and numbered, only 25 of each.
“Scabby the Rat is popular art at its best. He’s the mean, funny, fiercely alive counterpart to all New York’s anodyne corporate sculpture.” Sarah Jaffe and I created a tribute to Scabby the Rat. See him outside a non-union building … Continue reading
Ladies and gentlemen! Today BoingBoing.net is premiering the short animation “I Have Your Heart” directed by Jim Batt, illustrated by Molly Crabapple, with a song by Kim Boekbinder. 2 years of paper cuts and patience! PLEASE MAKE THIS FULLSCREEN SERIOUSLY LIKE WHOAH … Continue reading
November silkscreen of the month, hand screened by Melissa Dowell. 8″ x 12″ on 140lb French’s fine art paper, signed and numbered edition of 12. Buy here.
It’s Halloween, but we won’t be scared. There are SIX DAYS until the election and #WeWill vote, #WeWill be heard. Election info at www.rockthevote.com.
A woman’s beauty is supposed to be her grand project and constant insecurity. We’re meant to shellac our lips with five different glosses, but always think we’re fat. Beauty is Zeno’s paradox. We should endlessly strive for it, but it’s … Continue reading
Me, Jim Batt and Kim Boekbinder did an RSA Short for the Royal Society of the Arts, illustrating Susan Cain’s speech on the power of introverts. It has a cat Steve Wozniak
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.