Yearly Archives: 2016

EJI: TERROR LYNCHING IN AMERICA

EJI collaborated with renowned artist Molly Crabapple on this animated video, which unflinchingly explores America’s brutal history of lynching and racial terror. The video portrays the violent aftermath of the Civil War, when racial terror and lynching were used to create racial hierarchy, disenfranchisement, and … Continue reading

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Molly speaks about the Annotated Muses Show

Listen as Molly details her process in creating each painting, her relationship with the muses, and the secret meanings behind some of the annotations. Full video here: https://news.artnet.com/exhibitions/molly-crabapple-video-postmasters-657218

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Brooklyn Book Festival Appearances!

  For more info on Writing the War: http://www.brooklynbookfestival.org/2016-festival/writing-the-war For more info on Dark Nights, Bright Words: https://www.facebook.com/events/937367443051721/ (tickets $5)

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ANNOTATED MUSES OPENING THIS SATURDAY

WE COULD NOT BE MORE EXCITED!  Annotated Muses, a gigantic 11 painting show, will finally be available for public viewing THIS SATURDAY September 10th! This may be your one chance to see the paintings all together in one place as they’re … Continue reading

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The Trumpination: Molly at #RNCinCLE 2016

  I had never been to a political convention. I don’t cover electoral politics, but when The Daily Beast offered me the chance to cover the most hyped presidential nomination since Hubert Humphrey’s kicked off the Siege of Chicago, I … Continue reading

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First Look: Annotated Muses

We’ve just released photos of the final versions of some of the Annotated Muses paintings. If you’ve been following Molly on twitter and instagram you’ve no doubt seen some of these as works in progress. The paintings will be unveiled to … Continue reading

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BIG NEWS!

Molly and frequent collaborator Marwan Hisham are writing and illustrating a book detailing Marwan’s experiences in the Syrian war – from his youth to the Arab Spring to the current ISIS occupation. It will be published by Random House/Penguin’s newly … Continue reading

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Speaking in Beirut

  This week Molly will be at the American University in Beirut presenting lectures and speaking with students about her work.  If you’re around and would like to join us, info on the event is here:  http://www.aub.edu.lb/Events/Pages/EventDetails.aspx?ItemId=2277 This event is immediately … Continue reading

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LONDON TOUR 2016

    Monday April 4th at 7pm:  Waterstone’s Bookstore. Little Atoms and Waterstone’s present Molly Crabapple in conversation with acclaimed broadcaster Paul Mason, author of PostCapitalism, for an evening of wide-ranging discussion hosted by Little Atoms. Tickets are £5, redeemable … Continue reading

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ORIGINAL PAINTING UP FOR GRABS

Good friend Rich Clark (@zipyrich) is running a Kickstarter to launch his new comic book, STAR. We’re contributing an ORIGINAL PAINTING of his heroine Star. If you’ve ever wanted to own a Molly Crabapple original and support another amazing artist … Continue reading

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March Events

March 4th: ArtNet Panel Discussion with Ben Davis CONFRONTING THE POLITICAL Moderated by Brian Boucher, senior writer, artnet News Molly will be joined by Kameelah Janan Rasheed (artist, writer, arts editor of SPOOK, and contributing editor of The New Inquiry), Dread Scott (artist), and Hank Willis Thomas (artist). How do … Continue reading

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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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