Cover for Discordia. Wherein Laurie Penny and I went to Athens, made art and journalism, got epic drunk, and stared into the dark heart of the new order DISCORDIA is a story of courage and collapse in a country and … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: August 2012
This picture was taken over a year ago. Me, Kim Boekbinder and Jim Batt had decided to do something grand. We wanted to tell a story of love and death in a central European city made out of paper cutouts- … Continue reading
Big Fish Eat Little Fish Eat Big Fish Inspired by graffiti ages ago, commissioned by CNN for their artist series on Power, and hopefully soon to be tattooed on a friend’s arm
#freepussyriot poster Download Hi-Res Here. Print, post, mashup, share Learn more about Pussy Riot Here
Clayton Cubitt captures the before/during/after of Mona Eltahawy’s tattoo. Sekhmet drawing by me
Kim Boekbinder’s and my interactive panel, “Hacking the Crowd: Artists as Entrepreneurs,” is up at SXSW PanelPicker. Read the description below, then please follow the link to cast your vote. Molly Crabapple – visual artist, and Kim Boekbinder – musician, … Continue reading
“ Passion, openness and naivety are superior to hypocrisy, cunning and a contrived decency that conceals crime” – Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, closing statement for the Pussy Riot trial. Read the rest at The New Inquiry
Syntagma Athena, the watercolour for the sixth painting in my Shell Game series. For Greece.
Art Nerd Invasion Presents: George Hearts Maria Opening: September 1st, 2012 On September 1st, Art Nerd Invasion and Lori Zimmer present “George Hearts Maria,” a Victorian pop-up plucked out of history and taking root in Helium Cowboy’s summer group show. … Continue reading
The irony is that, at the moment I decided to start blogging more thoroughly for you, I got glomped with such a hellwave of work that I never leave the house. Still I’m going to try. Not least so I … Continue reading
Crazy 4 Cult: New York Aug. 9th, 2012 6-9pm Gallery 1988 presents Crazy 4 Cult: New York. Featuring over 200 artists, the show opens August 9th 6-9 pm and runs through September 1st. Gallery 1988 NY Pop-Up Store 64 Gansevoort … Continue reading
August silkscreen of the month, hand screened by Melissa Dowell. BUY 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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