For the third year in a row Molly has worked with the Karam Foundation to paint murals in schools in Turkey that serve Syrian refugee children and teenagers. This year Molly completed a series of portraits of influential artists and … Continue reading
Yearly Archives: 2017
We’ve made the fight fascism shirt designs temporarily available in the shop again. This time all proceeds after cost go to the medical fund for those injured in the August 13th Charlottesville Virginia protests. All styles are available here. For … Continue reading
This new animation is released by the ACLU, drawn by Molly and directed by the wonderful and talented Kim Boekbinder and Jim Batt. Narrated by Emmy award winning actress Laverne Cox. Only 18 states explicitly and comprehensively protect trans people from … Continue reading
On July 28th Molly covered the closing of the Shkreli trial, documenting the proceedings with her signature evocative portraits. See the full series on BuzzFeed: https://www.buzzfeed.com/mollycrabapple/scenes-from-pharma-bro-martin-shkrelis-trial?utm_term=.heWxx9VZq#.pvnQQ8Eon
See Molly live-draw and flip through her current sketchbooks while talking about art, activism, and getting your start as a young artist. View full interview here: https://www.facebook.com/nytbooks/videos/vb.1002391179791389/1590884577608710/?type=2&theater
Molly’s report from Gaza is included in this great new anthology from Bloomsbury press. Available here: https://bloomsbury.com/us/this-is-not-a-border-9781632868848/ About This Is Not A Border Celebrating the tenth anniversary of PalFest, This Is Not a Border is a collection of essays, poems, and sketches from … Continue reading
En todo me la juego a ser lo que soy yo – “I gamble everything to be what I am.” Available here: https://mollycrabapple.com/product/portrait-julia-de-burgos/
Read full story translated from the original Arabic by Molly and see all the illustrations here on BuzzFeed: https://www.buzzfeed.com/zakariatamer/the-accused?utm_term=.shYOOLy6w#.whdll5o9r
Molly’s new opinion piece in the Guardian: Squats like City Plaza accomplish their work without a cent of government or NGO funding. In contrast, despite the $803m euros that since 2015 have flowed to the Greek government and NGOs to … Continue reading
The Trumpbeast rears his ugly heads again this time as part of the Welling Court mural project in Astoria, Queens – installed on Vernon Blvd. across the street from Hallet’s Cove Playground. Photos are courtesy of Raphael Gonzalez: https://www.instagram.com/zurbaran1/
Molly has finished install the first Bore of Babylon wheatpaste mural in Williamsburg! If you’re in New York go and visit the lovely restaurant Cheeseboat at 80 Berry St. in Brooklyn.
During a June demonstration in Chicago, two young women, one black and one Jewish, chained themselves in front of the Italian consulate; signs that read “Hands off Ethiopia” hung across their chests. A local paper noted that Chicago had denied … Continue reading
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We’re delighted to announce that we have new prints available in the shop! Frida Kahlo Self Portrait at the Box The Bore of Babylon and His Consorts Special 17″ x 36″ edition print, only five are … Continue reading
Molly will be speaking with the Left Forum Friday June 2nd at 7:15pm at John Jay College for their 2017 Conference, talking about challenging state repression with art. ..the old “reasonable, responsible” regime of exploitation has broken down. These are radical … Continue reading
Molly’s posters from the PEN America protest are now available in French thanks to Nancy Bruseker. Click an image to download a hi-res copy which may be used for protest or educational purposes.
Free hi-res file to download and print for the May 1st General Strike.
Art in Ad Places is a 52-week campaign of replacing advertisements with artwork. Each week, we partner with a new artist to install their work at a payphone kiosk in New York City. Molly participated by providing one of her … Continue reading
Greece’s Anarchists Are Taking Better Care of Refugees Than the Government Volunteer groups like Calais Action and Samos Volunteers pick up much of the slack. Often leftist in ideology, volunteer groups work on shoestring budgets, but, unconstrained by the … Continue reading
These past few weeks it appears all our worst fears about the fallout of a Trump presidency have been realized. People across the country have responded to the fascist executive orders with righteous outrage and extraordinary empathy by means of … Continue reading
Molly Crabapple is an artist, journalist, and author of the memoir, Drawing Blood. Called "An emblem of the way art can break out of the gilded gallery" by the New Republic, she has drawn in and reported from Guantanamo Bay, Abu Dhabi's migrant labor camps, and in Syria, Lebanon, Gaza, the West Bank, and Iraqi Kurdistan. Crabapple is a contributing editor for VICE, and has written for publications including The New York Times, Paris Review, and Vanity Fair. Her work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art.
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