Category Archives: Art

London + Discordia

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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Maker Faire Poster

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

This Week…

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

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Ariadne and the Science 2/5

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

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Illustrations for The Nation

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. 1/5

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

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Art Slavery Update

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

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Cover for Discordia

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

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Week in Review

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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Detail Shots from Shell Game

The Hivemind The Hivemind The Hivemind The Hivemind The Hivemind Business of Illness Business of Illness Business of Illness Business of Illness Business of Illness A New England A New England A New England A New England A New England

Amsterdam Demimonde

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

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Two New Silkscreens

July silkscreen of the month is here.  Very few available.  Pick one up here. May Day General Strike poster.  For sale on Etsy.

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Dans Le Rouge

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.

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#NoNato Collaberation with Laurie Penny

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.

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Transmography: Opening June 7th

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 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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