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This week, the PEN Ten, PEN America’s biweekly interview series curated by Lauren Cerand talks with Molly Crabapple: What is the responsibility of the writer? The artist? Is it the same? Be honest and brave and try to make the world … Continue reading
On April 18th, I interviewed a Syrian refugee in Istanbul. One year short of getting an advanced degree when arrest attempts forced him to flee Aleppo, the refugee spoke English with a measured intensity. Turkey had opened its borders, he … Continue reading
Now available in the online shop: A 19 x 25″ 3-colour serigraph on 110lb French paper, signed and numbered in an edition of 25.
On Saturday, April 26th, Molly Crabapple will be speaking on “Tweeting From Amongst the Corpses”, a discussion about Jihadists in Syria and their use of social media. This is part of an hour-long panel on “Sex and the Selfie”. Her fellow panelists … Continue reading
Molly Crabapple will do a reading at Dixon Place, with artists Lydia Eccles and Maxwell Neely-Cohen. Hosted by performer and playwright Christen Clifford and co-curator Tom Cole. April 22, 2014 Dixon Place 161A Chrystie Street New York, New York 10002 Free admission. 7:30pm
“The Divide” by Matt Taibbi and featuring a cover & interior illustrations by Molly Crabapple is now a New York Times Bestseller! You can pick up a copy at your local bookstore or online at Amazon.com.
…the media loves Bush’s paintings. They’re ideal clickbait-kitsch from a boy who would grow into an adorable grandpa, without ever becoming an adult. Bush grins in his painting smock and we laugh. An art exhibit is the benign cherry on … Continue reading
There’s a feature on Molly in this week’s Der Spiegel by Mathieu von Rohr. It’s solely available in German at the moment, but there’s a very nice quote from Salman Rushdie that says “Molly is an old-style bohemian with very … Continue reading
Cover art for The Divide, written by Matt Taibbi and featuring a cover and interior illustrations by Molly Crabapple. This is a 17 x 22″ giclee print on canson fine art rag paper, signed and numbered in an edition of 30. … Continue reading
An evening discussion with Molly Crabapple and writer, Warren Ellis Wednesday, April 9th 7pm at India House 1 Hanover Square, New York, NY. Please RSVP to email@example.com
Book launch for The Divide with Matt Taibbi and Molly Crabapple Tuesday Apr 08, 2014 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm THE POWERHOUSE ARENA [Dumbo] 37 Main Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 RSVP appreciated: RSVP@powerHouseArena.com online at powerhousearena.com
Melissa here! I was recently in New Orleans, and had the unique opportunity to do an installation for Molly Crabapple. We wanted to find local spaces that would be interested in allowing us to wheat paste art onto their buildings, … Continue reading
Molly did the cover for Jill Sobule’s newest album, Dottie’s Charms
The first study for the first painting of Ghosts in the Machine, Molly Crabapple’s new show about hackers, surveillance and the internet. This piece is entitled “Alice and Bob and Eve.” You can see behind the scenes progress shots on mollycrabapple.tumblr.com … Continue reading
In May 2013, Monica Jones, a student and sex-work activist, was arrested for “manifesting prostitution” by the Phoenix police. Hers was one of more than 350 arrests carried out by Project ROSE in conjunction with Phoenix police since the program’s … Continue reading
Molly Crabapple was on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast this week. You can download or stream it on their site.
You can pick up either a single or 5-pack of buttons featuring Molly Crabapple’s “Free Marissa” artwork via the Free Marissa Alexander fund. Profits go to the Marissa Alexander Legal Defense Fund. Purchase online and show your support!
Jihad is the best tourism,” a young Dutchman who calls himself Chechclear posted on his Tumblr. He was riding a camel, grinning, his face filtered into an Instagram haze. Chechclear is one of an estimated 1,700 Europeans fighting in Syria. … Continue reading
The VOICE fundraiser was quintessentially New York. $300 a ticket, guests packed bone to bone in the Spotted Pig, champagne and epic sliders. A bartender trying to pick up girls by saying they looked Russian. Music industry execs, bouncers, … Continue reading
Age is a weapon society uses against women. Each year that you gain comfort in your own flesh, your flesh is seen as worth less. Thirty, like 40 or 50, is a demarcation line, but a particularly loaded one. Cross … Continue reading
If the media ignores refugees’ heroism, many governments deny their humanity. Refugees are often people with no place. No passports, protection, or pull. They don’t fit into neat boxes. To the state, it would be better if they didn’t exist. … Continue reading
Molly Crabapple’s cover for Matt Taibbi’s new book “The Divide“, available April 2014.
Because most women have spent most of history pregnant, nursing, burying miscarriages, and/or taking care of wealthier women’s kids, most “great” Western artists have been men. The male gaze is all mixed up with the gaze of an artist. When … Continue reading
I turned 30 in 2013. Here’s a picture from that night 2013 was hard and fucked and fraught for personal reasons, and so I worked. Every year seems like one where you work to sublimate the noise in your head, but … Continue reading