Me and a very tiny piece of my Groucho Club mural I recently got back from London, where me and Laurie launched Discordia, (our ebook on the Greek crisis) and I created a 50 foot mural of ink madness for … Continue reading
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My poster for the World Maker Faire 2012. Maker Faire had gorgeous prints made of these on watercolour paper, and I spent yesterday evening signing 500 of them at the New York Hall of Science. I loved the challenge of … Continue reading
Last Monday, I was arrested for walking on the sidewalk during an Occupy Wall Street protest. Thanks to friends like Mona Eltahawy, Laurie Penny, Neil Gaiman, Stoya, and Warren Ellis, the #freemollycrabapple tag blew up the intrawebs. It was a … Continue reading
ARIADNE AND THE SCIENCE: 2/5 – by Molly Crabapple & Warren Ellis There was lots of names for the thing Ariadne made: computational flora, iGrass, memory trees, That Damned Stuff. There were lots of names for Ariadne, too, because when … Continue reading
I did four illustrations for The Nation’s latest Occupy-themed issue. A I grew up reading my dad’s Nation subscription, and was a bit of a high to see my name on their pages.
ARIADNE AND THE SCIENCE Words: Warren Ellis Art: Molly Crabapple No-one knows how old Ariadne is any more. She’s said by many to live in seclusion within a cloaked and baroque lunar atelier, which is a strange thing for a … Continue reading
Illustrated for Brain Pickings
Yolandi Vi$$er Rat with Yolandi Vi$$er In a few days I’m turning 29. I’ll have some fat post of things I did in the last year, and the things I hope to make in the next one, but these last … Continue reading
Cover for Discordia. Wherein Laurie Penny and I went to Athens, made art and journalism, got epic drunk, and stared into the dark heart of the new order DISCORDIA is a story of courage and collapse in a country and … Continue reading
The irony is that, at the moment I decided to start blogging more thoroughly for you, I got glomped with such a hellwave of work that I never leave the house. Still I’m going to try. Not least so I … Continue reading
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Shell Game Watercolour #5. Our Lady of Liberty Park
In June, Royal Talens flew me out to Amsterdam. The sketch series I did, Amsterdam Demimonde, is now up on The New Inquiry In June, a company I work with flew me out to Amsterdam, ostensibly to create art about … Continue reading
My mouth, drawn for the Tiny Trifecta show at Cotton Candy Machine
July silkscreen of the month is here. Very few available. Pick one up here. May Day General Strike poster. For sale on Etsy.
Another art journalism collaboration with Laurie Penny, this time on the student protests in Montreal See more work and read Laurie’s article over at The New Inquiry.
June silkscreen of the month. Screened by Melissa Dowell. BUY HERE
BUY HERE BUY HERE Created for her upcoming art book/record/world tour. Was an honor to be one of the included artists
Journalist Laurie Penny and I collaberated on these drawings from the Chicago anti-Nato protests. Her words. My art. More to come. See the rest on The New Inquiry.
Transmography Thirteen Fairytale Portraits of Queers Beyond the Gender Binary by Molly Crabapple and Najva Sol Transmogrify,Verb: To transform, esp. in a surprising or magical manner. From poets to porn-stars, computer nerds to community gardeners, artists to activists: these portraits … Continue reading
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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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