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
Category Archives: Art
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
Me and a very tiny piece of my Groucho Club mural I recently got back from London, where me and Laurie launched Discordia, (our ebook on the Greek crisis) and I created a 50 foot mural of ink madness for … Continue reading
My poster for the World Maker Faire 2012. Maker Faire had gorgeous prints made of these on watercolour paper, and I spent yesterday evening signing 500 of them at the New York Hall of Science. I loved the challenge of … Continue reading
Last Monday, I was arrested for walking on the sidewalk during an Occupy Wall Street protest. Thanks to friends like Mona Eltahawy, Laurie Penny, Neil Gaiman, Stoya, and Warren Ellis, the #freemollycrabapple tag blew up the intrawebs. It was a … Continue reading
ARIADNE AND THE SCIENCE: 2/5 – by Molly Crabapple & Warren Ellis There was lots of names for the thing Ariadne made: computational flora, iGrass, memory trees, That Damned Stuff. There were lots of names for Ariadne, too, because when … Continue reading
I did four illustrations for The Nation’s latest Occupy-themed issue. A I grew up reading my dad’s Nation subscription, and was a bit of a high to see my name on their pages.
ARIADNE AND THE SCIENCE Words: Warren Ellis Art: Molly Crabapple No-one knows how old Ariadne is any more. She’s said by many to live in seclusion within a cloaked and baroque lunar atelier, which is a strange thing for a … Continue reading
Illustrated for Brain Pickings
Yolandi Vi$$er Rat with Yolandi Vi$$er In a few days I’m turning 29. I’ll have some fat post of things I did in the last year, and the things I hope to make in the next one, but these last … Continue reading
Cover for Discordia. Wherein Laurie Penny and I went to Athens, made art and journalism, got epic drunk, and stared into the dark heart of the new order DISCORDIA is a story of courage and collapse in a country and … Continue reading
The irony is that, at the moment I decided to start blogging more thoroughly for you, I got glomped with such a hellwave of work that I never leave the house. Still I’m going to try. Not least so I … Continue reading
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Shell Game Watercolour #5. Our Lady of Liberty Park
In June, Royal Talens flew me out to Amsterdam. The sketch series I did, Amsterdam Demimonde, is now up on The New Inquiry In June, a company I work with flew me out to Amsterdam, ostensibly to create art about … Continue reading
My mouth, drawn for the Tiny Trifecta show at Cotton Candy Machine
July silkscreen of the month is here. Very few available. Pick one up here. May Day General Strike poster. For sale on Etsy.
Another art journalism collaboration with Laurie Penny, this time on the student protests in Montreal See more work and read Laurie’s article over at The New Inquiry.
June silkscreen of the month. Screened by Melissa Dowell. BUY HERE