Category Archives: Press

21st Century Renaissance Woman

Called an art movement “in and of herself”, Crabapple is a highly politicized artist and writer who gets around the world of sound bites, producing a new kind of long form journalism. While she was in the West Bank, besides … Continue reading

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Will the Charlie Hebdo Attack Reshape Who We Are?

Organized by PEN American Center and the National Coalition Against Censorship, the panel discussion “After Charlie: What’s Next for Art, Satire and Censorship,” illustrated some of the problems inherent in offering a civilized response to an utterly uncivilized act … … Continue reading

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I have a 6 page spread in the new issue of Juxtapoz, where I talk with Tarssa English about burlesque, politics, art and being arrested. photo by Steve Prue

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GENLUX Magazine

Part of a four page spread in GenLux, were they put me in this stunning, fragile Valentino dress I kept thinking I was going to tear with my monkey paws

Week in Hell Mini Doc

Molly Crabapple’s Week in Hell from Brainwomb on Vimeo. Keith Jenson of Brainwomb made a mini-doc on Week in Hell (in which I locked myself in a hotel room and created 270 feet of art in 5 days). I hope … Continue reading

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Three Books With My Work

The Art of Sketch Theatre- Volume One sketches made under pressure Heroes and Villains by Tatiana Wills and Roman Cho very nice photos and interviews with an assortment of art world reprobates, including me Taschen: Illustration Now! Volume 4 compilation … Continue reading

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PEN Mini Doc

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.


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

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PmC Magazine

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)

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Thrillist honors Stoli Originals

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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With Gala Darling on TVNZ

Friend/phenomenon Gala Darling recently got a major profile on NZTV. They were kind enough to give me a cameo. Check out Gala’s site for pink, lovely writing and subversive sparkles.

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StyleLikeU Interview

Fashion site StyleLikeU did a cool little piece on my rather eccentric fashion sense. “When I was a little girl, my mom would show me Toulouse Lautrec [paintings] and I was obsessed with the idea of finding that kind of … Continue reading

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Recent Press

Comic Con is over, for me at least.  What a whirl of parties (MTV!  Amanda Palmer’s Party on the Internet!  DC Comics!  The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund!  Yosi Sergant’s Re:Form School!  All in three days!)  Yesterday, I had the … Continue reading

Red Door Magazine

Photo by Lola Bruise-Andrea Piñeros, of me looking at a bear-fight off camera. Gutta cavat lapidem is a phrase that I always repeat to myself, when I’m working on my books, on the magazine, or on my latest pieces of … Continue reading

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Interview: Carnal Nation

On of my formative corruptors, Editrix Abby, interviewed me over at Carnal Nation. CN: You’re also a burlesque performer. Tell us about your decision to come out from behind your easel! MC: Well, I believe you discovered me, Madame Editrix. … Continue reading

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Interview on Saatchi

JF: Do you feel that art can and should be taught in a formal class-room setting? MC: Formal classroom settings are great for some people. Myself, I learned better from bugging artists I admired until they shared their gessoing skills. … Continue reading

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