Yearly Archives: 2014

Creem

Molly Crabapple will not be silenced. The New York artist has come a long way from nude modeling and doodling, asserting herself as an important political voice, pen and brush of the art world. Whether she’s on the Islamic front … Continue reading

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Sources and Methods Podcast

This week we talk with Molly Crabapple, an artist and writer who has worked in Guantanamo Bay, Abu Dhabi’s migrant labor camps, and with rebels in Syria. Crabapple is a columnist for VICE, and has written for publications including The … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Chelsea Manning

On Wednesday, Chelsea Manning – heroine, whistleblower and inmate – turns 27. She has been behind bars for four years and eight months, ever since her arrest for leaking ­classified US documents. There isn’t much prospect that she will be … Continue reading

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12/5 Temple of Art Opening

TEMPLE OF ART EXHIBITION & BOOK LAUNCH December 5 – 28, 2014 Artist reception: Friday, December 5th; 8-11PM Since early 2012, Allan Amato has been photographing fine artists and inviting them to interpret those portraits through their particular medium. An … Continue reading

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Portrait in the 21st Century

Portrait in the Twenty-First Century November 29, 2014 – January 17, 2015 54 Franklin Street New York, NY 10013 Presented by Postmasters and featuring artwork by Molly Crabapple, Kristin Lucas, Katarzyna Kozyra, Sally Smart, Shamus Clisset, Austin Lee, Anton Perich, … Continue reading

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Show Me the Money

Show Me the Money: The Image of Finance: 1700 to the Present, John Hansard Gallery, 2014. Featuring the original painting “Debt and her Debtors” in a group show. Photographs: Stephen Shrimpton

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Preorder: Holiday screenprinted clothing

      Available for pre-order until Dec 2nd are three new items in the webstore. A men’s and women’s sized t-shirt, jersey scarf and a gorgeous sweater dress, all featuring hand screenprints of Molly’s work throughout 2014, these pieces are … Continue reading

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Book launch: Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: author Gabriella Coleman in conversation with Astra Taylor and Molly Crabapple

Coding Freedom author Gabriella Coleman visits Strand to present her new book,Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous. Join us for an in-depth discussion and Q&A on this at once internationally lauded and condemned collective. Gabriella will be … Continue reading

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VICE: Colonel John Bogden has no Nose

This is Guantánamo detainee Shaker Aamer’s short story about Colonel John Bogdan, the man who effectively ran the camps at Guantánamo Bay from June 2012 till June this year. Bogdan’s tenure was an unpopular one with detainees; the mass hunger … Continue reading

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The Seasons of Trouble: Appearance at Bluestockings

Wednesday, November 12, 7pm Bluestockings Bookstore, Café, & Activist Center The New Inquiry, Guernica, and Verso Books present the launch event of Rohini Mohan celebrated debut work of creative non-fiction set in postwar Sri Lanka, “The Seasons of Trouble.” We’re joined by journalists … Continue reading

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VICE: The surveillance state and you

While Snowden’s NSA revelations are most associated with the internet, “online surveillance” is a bit of a misnomer. The web long ago bled into meatspace. A CCTV camera could easily capture your face, then link that up to your Facebook … Continue reading

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Groundswell Art Auction Benefit

Bidding for Groundswell’s Annual Art Auction is now live! Featuring Molly’s signed 2014 self portrait, which you can bid on here. Bidding ends the day of the benefit, October 14th. For more information and to purchase tickets to the event, … Continue reading

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Preview: Tales of Two Cities

OR Books just released a look inside Tales of Two Cities: The Best and Worst of Times in Today’s New York, edited by John Freeman, illustrations by Molly Crabapple The book is now shipping. Get your copy 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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