Monthly Archives: January 2018

Art in Ad Places Exhibition & Book Launch

This Friday January 26th, Art in Ad Places will be celebrating the launch of their book compilation of last year’s campaign.  Please join us at the LUCAS LUCAS Gallery in Brooklyn starting at 7pm. 57 Conselyea Street, Brooklyn, New York … Continue reading

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Thunderstorm in Glasgow

Fireside Fiction presents, Thunderstorm in Glasgow. A Poem by Amal El-Mohtar with Illustrations by Molly   Rattle my heart, four-chambered sound loosen my language from my teeth tumble raaed out from a fallow throat and a forgotten year when hunched … Continue reading

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New Murals in Puerto Rico

During Molly’s most recent trip to Puerto Rico’s Mariana neighborhood to document the ongoing recovery process from Hurricane Maria, she installed three new wheatpaste murals. Kevin and Louisa Capitilo   Three men from the neighborhood playing dominos. These join her … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Sketchbook: Radical Arts Collective

The next entry in Molly’s Puerto Rico Sketchbook series with the Paris review is up.  This entry in the series focuses on the small artist collective AgitArt.  Casa Taller was just the sort of iconic, authentic DIY arts space that gentrification had … Continue reading

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Interview With Molly on VICE Daily Podcast

On this episode, Crabapple explains how her experiences with Occupy transformed her career, leading her to cover life at Guantánamo Bay, Syria’s civil war, architecture in the West Bank, and beyond. -VICE Listen to the podcast here: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/3k5pvv/vice-meets-molly-crabapple-podcast

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Puerto Rico Sketchbook: The Elders of the Island

The next entry in Molly’s Puerto Rico Sketchbook series with the Paris review is up.  This entry in the series focuses on the large elderly population on the island: “The wrecked economy and closed schools have forced countless younger people … Continue reading

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    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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