Yearly Archives: 2012

n+1 Silkscreen

Art by  me, silkscreened by Melissa Dowell, to benefit NYC literary mag n+1. Buy you’re copy here.  They’re selling out rather quickly all photos by Melissa Dowell

Rubber Bullets on the Streets of Madrid

A few weeks ago, I went to Madrid for the general strike, where I swigged whisky, watched teenage anarchists smash banks, and drew mass protests.  I wrote and sketched it for VICE.   Of course, protest doesn’t change the world. … Continue reading

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Black Friday sale

Instead of trampling your neighbors for a waffle iron, you can buy one of these  fancy art prints. Click on links below to purchase “Fuck You” limited edition serigraph (edition of 25)- $120 “Salvador Dali” limited edition serigraph (edition of … Continue reading

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I Have Your Heart

Ladies and gentlemen! Today 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

Hurricane Sandy

Last week, Hurricane Sandy hit New York. I was one of the million or so people without power or water. The day after we walked past downed trees and the looted stores at South Street Seaport (someone really wanted sensible … Continue reading

Additional 24 Hour Print Sale

For another day, any prints sold over the next 24 hours will see $40 donated to the NY Cares for Hurricane Sandy aid. You can check out prints at the Etsy store.

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November Silkscreen of the Month

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.

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24 Hour Print Sale

Any prints sold over the next 24 hours will see $40 donated to the Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy aid. You can check out prints at my Etsy store.

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Rock the Vote

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

Ariadne and the Science 3/5

Very soon, the solar system was a mass of warm and grassy island computers.  But Ariadne was far from finished.  The best machines ever should be able to answer all the questions, and she knew there was more to see.  … Continue reading

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I Wrote for Vice

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

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RSA Animate

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

Library Bar

Spent today balenced on a ladder, drawing Mary Shelley and her creation in the corner of Library Bar in the East Village. A truly fine and epic dive bar it is.

Debt and Her Debtors

Debt and Her Debtors is done.  For this one, I went less specific and more conceptual, with tiny mice being sold balloons by fat cats, that become the weights that will drag them into a meat grinder. Seventh watercolour done!

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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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London + Discordia

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

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Signing with Kickstarter at NYCC

Catch me at the Kickstarter booth in Artist Alley (N407) at New York Comic Con, Saturday, October 13th from 1-2 pm. I’ll be signing copies of Week in Hell and Devil in the Details. As most of you know, both … Continue reading

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Discordia is for Sale

Discordia by Molly Crabapple and Laurie Penny Amazon US – Amazon UK – Google Books   This is the Next Big Thing in journalism: digital, visual, intelligent, heartfelt, post-political, female, alarming, and engaging. It’s both an honest chronicle of one … Continue reading

Maker Faire Poster

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

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    About Molly:
    Molly Crabapple is an artist and writer in New York. She is the author of two books, Drawing Blood and Brothers of the Gun, (with Marwan Hisham). Her reportage has been published in the New York Times, New York Review of Books, The Paris Review, Vanity Fair, The Guardian, Rolling Stone, and elsewhere. She has been the recipient of a Yale Poynter Fellowship, a Front Page 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, and more. Her art is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the United States Library of Congress and the New York Historical Society.


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