Yearly Archives: 2011

Happy 2012

Thank you to Keith Jenson at Brainwomb for making this gothtastic sendoff to 2011. Happy fucking 2012, comrades.

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

2011 Year in Review

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

RIP George Whitman

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

Update- I Have Your Heart

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

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New Print: Porphyria’s Lover

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

Occupy! Anthology

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.

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New York City

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.

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Compleat Holiday Gift Guide

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

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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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Late Night Tomfoolery

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

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Sketchbook Pages

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)

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Ace of Hearts

Ace of Hearts, for the 52 Aces card deck by Zeixs, a German creative firm Based on the beautiful Angeliska

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My Shirts for Red Bull and Chinashop

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

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The People’s Library

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

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    Molly Crabapple is an artist and writer in New York. Her memoir, Drawing Blood, was published by HarperCollins in 2015. Brothers of the Gun, her illustrated collaboration with Syrian war journalist Marwan Hisham, will be published by One World/Penguin Random House in May 2018. Her reportage has been published in the New York Times, New York Review of Books, The Paris Review, Vanity Fair, The Guardian, VICE, and elsewhere. She has been the recipient of a Yale Poynter Fellowship, a Front Page Award, and a Gold Rush Award, and shortlisted for a Frontline Print Journalism Award. She is often asked to discuss her work chronicling the conflicts of the 21st Century, and has appeared on All In with Chris Hayes, Amanpour, NPR, BBC News, PRI, and more. The New Yorker described her 2017 mural "The Bore of Babylon" as "a terrifying amalgam of Hieronymus Bosch, Honoré Daumier, and Monty Python’s Flying Circus.” Her art is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Rubin Museum of Art and the New York Historical Society.

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