The Game of Being an Artist

Artist Board Game


Live the life of an artist without the tuition, bills, poverty and uncomfortable burning sensations! The Game of Being an Artist takes you from Podunk, USA to fame and fortune, if you can manage to avoid poverty, jail and death. For 2-4 players and a 6-sided die. Created by Molly Crabapple, John Leavitt and Chris Lowrance.

This is a beautiful offset poster at 11×17″ that you can play. The top half is the board game, the bottom half contains all the instructions. Create your own game pieces and play or keep it hanging on your wall. Comes rolled in a tube, not folded.

Please note it references drug use, swearing, out of wedlock pregnancy, and narcissistic personalities. It is not intended for children.

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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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