Thank you to Keith Jenson at Brainwomb for making this gothtastic sendoff to 2011. Happy fucking 2012, comrades.
Yearly Archives: 2011
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
2011 was one of the best years of my life. Often being an artist is a trudge where you slog through making things and punch your hand to make it stop hurting and pray that people won’t notice your self-plagiarism. … Continue reading
On December 14, George Whitman, the proprietor of Paris’s Shakespeare and Company bookstore, died. He was 98. I was 17 and sitting under a cherry tree when we met, and he invited me to live at the shop. He changed … Continue reading
Mad Aussie genius Jim Batt has sent more photos from the set of I Have Your Heart, where he is toiling away cutting out individual leaves of ivy for your amusement. Jim, I speak for us all when I say, … Continue reading
Rest in peace, Christopher Hitchens. So brilliant, so lacerating, so wrong, so right.
Based on the poem by Robert Browning- because who doesn’t love long golden hair and a fundamentally indifferent universe. 17″ x 22″, on Canson fine art rag paper, in archival inks. Signed and numbers, limited edition of 25 Available HERE
Honored to have art in this amazing anthology from N+1 (alongside contributors like Angela Davis and Slavoj Zizek). All royalties are donated to Occupy Wall Street.
My art for Kim Boekbinder’s new song New York City. She wrote it for me, and my hometown. I love it very much You can buy the art, song, and even a t-shirt here.
Private commission. Portrait of Catherine Deneuve Tomorrow is the last day to commission a piece in time for Christmas I’m still accepting commissions for Christmas. I’ve had an almost insanely varied career that’s involved everything from children’s books to perverse … Continue reading
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
World’s femmiest V mask Under the influance of scotch, hacker talk and Wired’s Quinn Norton, made things last night. Quinn’s betentacled press jacket
Along with Sean Bonner, I got to talk Andy Warhol a bit for the biography channel. Produced by Gennefer Gross
Portrait of Christopher Hitchens as a Younger Man Portrait of Tom Watson MP (ie the member of parliament who laceratingly gave Murdoch his during the News of the World phone hacking scandal. Also comics geek and grade-A guy)
Ace of Hearts, for the 52 Aces card deck by Zeixs, a German creative firm Based on the beautiful Angeliska
Chinashop, Red Bull’s culture blog, recently launched a series of music events at LA’s Viper Room. To celebrate the launch, they had me design a shirt. Pics this ‘away
A few months ago, Warren Ellis sent me a chunk of prose and suggested I illustrate it if I felt like it. So I did. Thank you Warren. Hope I did it a bit of justice You can get a … Continue reading
The People’s Library: Rebuild Renew Remember. by me and John Leavitt. To commemorate New York’s destruction of thousands of books at the Occupy Wall Street library. I drew this this morning surrounded by journalists drinking black coffee in my loft-turned-pressroom. … Continue reading
I am so honored and kinda shocked that I’m on this list. Only non-UK person too, I think The Groucho Club Announces Maverick Shortlist The shortlist for the 2011 Groucho Club Award – announced today – reflects an unprecedented year … Continue reading
Molly Crabapple is an artist, journalist, and author of the memoir, Drawing Blood. Called "An emblem of the way art can break out of the gilded gallery" by the New Republic, she has drawn in and reported from Guantanamo Bay, Abu Dhabi's migrant labor camps, and in Syria, Lebanon, Gaza, the West Bank, and Iraqi Kurdistan. 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.
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