Monthly Archives: August 2013

NY Mag Interview on my memoir

Molly Crabapple got kicked out of school and learned to draw in Paris. She gave Occupy Wall Street artistic expression with the political paintings in her show “Shell Game” — Matt Taibbi called her “Occupy’s greatest artist”— and she was the third … Continue reading

Molly Crabapple: finding art in the dark

  “As one of the most visible artists in a world marked by protest, Crabapple is best known for her style evocative of a time of burlesque, of Toulouse Lautrec, of whimsy.” -The Guardian, “Molly Crabapple: Finding Art in the Dark”

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Molly Crabapple on Citizen Radio

I joined Citizen Radio to discuss my trips to Guantanamo, the Bradley Manning trial, and why art snobs are hating on Jay Z and other popular artists. You can listen to the full show on their site here:

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HuffPo: An Artist’s Inside Look At Gitmo

I did a segment on Huffington Post Live discussing my trip to Gitmo and my writings about the trip for Vice.  

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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 United States Library of Congress and the New York Historical Society.


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