Me and seven other artists were invited by the Rubin Museum of Art to reinterpret the Tibetan Wheel of Life. I’m going to be painting hell! As part of the program, I’ll be speaking with curator Beth Citron this Friday … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: February 2012
Basically mash notes to writers I admire Edmund White Marie Colvin
I’m delighted to have illustrated Dangerous Liaisons for The Graphic Cannon. Editor Russ Kick was an old inspiration of mine, whose books were partially responsible for sending me down the path of rebel teenage weirdness “In what looks to be … Continue reading
Click to make big Friend and renowned editorial photographer Bill Wadman came over and shot these amazing portraits of me. Check out his work at On Taking Pictures
for the Occupy Wall Street General Strike on May Day. Inspired by the London matchgirls’ strike of 1888, and the dual meaning of the verb “to strike” by me and John Leavitt
6 feet x 4 feet
Comics Alliance posted an exclusive preview from the Week in Hell book. More pics on their site
Spent twelve days away, in London, Paris, and Angouleme. Returned ridiculously inspired. In tribute to the “rich kids breaking things for no reason” club at Oxford. Because I have been spending too much time in London. Drawings of new friends … Continue reading
cover photo by Clayton Cubitt The Art of Molly Crabapple Volume 1: Week in Hell is up for pre-order! The journey of Week in Hell from crazy idea on how to spend my birthday to mad week long art binge … Continue reading
We have 3 remaining prints of our February silkscreen of the month available. Great Valentines gift. Fancy gold ink and gradations and silkscreen coolness by Melissa Dowell Buy it here.
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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