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The Reviews Are Coming In!

We’re excited to share the first few of what we hope will be many positive reviews come in this week for Brothers of the Gun. Book officially drops May 15th. Stay tuned here for a tour schedule Syrian refugees hiding … Continue reading

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Art show at Trump Tower NYC

Molly has joined twelve other artists in collaborating with the art collective INDECLINE to do an art installation and performance piece in Trump Tower NYC. INDECLINE came to notoriety in late 2016 after installing nude and excruciatingly anatomically accurate statues … Continue reading

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March 16th: Speaking at Girls Write Now

Next Friday (March 16th) Molly will be helping kick off the Girls Write Now 20th Anniversary Spring Celebration and the beginning of their 2018 CHAPTERS reading series with a reading from Drawing Blood. The reading will be held at the … Continue reading

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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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New Print in the Shop: Domino Kings

Just added to the shop: Domino King: portrait of the guys of Barrio Mariana, Puerto Rico. $10 from each print goes to Proyecto de Apoyo Mutuo Mariana, a collective kitchen/community aid center in Humacao, Puerto Rico Print is 17″x22″ on … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview of Vogue India Book

Molly is featured in Vogue India’s upcoming publication. Here’s a sneak preview: Frida never denied pain. Instead, with her art, she looked it frankly in the eye, and said, yeah, I see you, you ugly beast. You think you’re all … Continue reading

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Greeting Cards to Support the Karam Foundation

These greeting cards feature reproductions of murals Molly painted at the Karam House this past year. This is the first time the paintings have been reproduced in any print form. Each card includes an English translation of the individual’s quote and a … Continue reading

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Illustrations, Graphic Journalism Create Alternative Narratives and Historical Documents

American illustrator Molly Crabapple’s Scenes from Syria, published in 2015, is the result of a remarkable collaboration and a vivid exchange undertaken clandestinely in 2013 between her in New York, and Syrian journalist Marwan Hisham, in his native Raqqa. The duo later … Continue reading

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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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