Annotated Muses: Akynos

akynos

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Annotated Muses was a 2016 show at the Postmasters Gallery in NYC. Each painting is of a person whose life Molly  admires and whose friendship she cherishes. Once Molly has completed her depiction of the Muse, that subject returns to the studio to annotate and edit the painting – getting in the final word in their representation.

This painting is of Akynos, a stripper, sex worker, sex worker activist — as well as a producer, curator, writer.r.

Giclee 17″ x 22″ print with archival ink on Canson Fine Art acid-free paper.

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    About Molly:
    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 United States Library of Congress and the New York Historical Society.

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