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.
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About Molly: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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