Business of Illness Watercolour

Just finished the watercolour of The Business of Illness.  I’ll be starting on the giant painting next Thursday

This is my most hyper-detailed piece yet

With pills!  Hospital bills!  Crowded emergency rooms!  Denial of coverage!  Doctors and nurses bound ini red tape.  The hippocratic oath in Greek.  Big pharma.  And the goddess of false health

Next up is A New England, which is about the UK student riots/austerity/phone hacking scandals.  British journalist Laurie Penny will be posing for the main figure

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    About Molly:
    Molly Crabapple is an artist and writer in New York. She is the author of two books, Drawing Blood and Brothers of the Gun, (with Marwan Hisham). Her reportage has been published in the New York Times, New York Review of Books, The Paris Review, Vanity Fair, The Guardian, Rolling Stone, and elsewhere. She has been the recipient of a Yale Poynter Fellowship, a Front Page 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, and more. 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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