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Tribeca institution Postmasters Gallery is opening a show called #WCW (@womencrushwednesday) on Wednesday, July 22nd. The show, curated by Postmasters founder Magda Sawon, gathers works with female subjects from a disparate group of artists on the loose theme of the ubiquitous social media phenomenon. Sawon quotes the International Business Times for the show’s epigram: “‘WCW’ […]

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Artist, journalist and political activist Molly Crabapple has released an arresting new video illustrating the history of the “Broken Windows” policy and how it hurts people of color. Crabapple, a subject of the FBI’s intrigue, details the policy championed by William Bratton during his past and current term as NYPD Commissioner. Throughout the course of […]

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Last week, Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina, formerly of Pussy Riot, were the center of a cocktail party fundraiser for the VOICE project, an NGO that ran their legal fund. I say “center,” rather than “hosts.” Nadya and Masha smiled for the cameras, paid tribute to Russian political prisoners, then disappeared upstairs. Their appearance lasted […]

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ANIMAL is happy to learn that our friend Molly Crabapple just got a book deal from Harper Collins! Pub Lunch announces… Artist, journalist, and Discordia coauthor Molly Crabapple’s Drawing Blood, an illustrated memoir of her life as an “angry punk kid,” model, fire eater, demimonde portraitist, and visual chronicler of protest movements—and an inspiring look at how art […]

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Khalid Sheikh Mohammed — the alleged mastermind behind 9/11 — is currently on trial at Guantanamo Bay. As one might expect, the event is highly guarded, with major limitations on media presence. Somehow, artist Molly Crabapple finagled her way onto the scene and is publishing her courtroom sketches on Vice.com to prove it. The drawings, along with […]

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New York artist Molly Crabapple has been busy. Following the great success of her Kickstarter and her intensive research, she’s spent days and days and days in her studio, immaculately painting corrupt fatcats, worker mice, and feminine mascots of 2011’s biggest revolutions and crises — an android-like Anonymous, a towering Occupy dangling plastic police bracelets and modern feminist […]

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“I always thought comics were the most brutal, tedious thing you could do with a crowquill pen, but I was wrong,” says artist Molly Crabapple after collaborating with musician Kim Boekbinder and animator Jim Batt on “I Have Your Heart.” Now watch the beautiful product of painstaking labor — a frame by frame by frame stop-animated […]

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Are we too public about every little thing nowadays? Molly Crabapple’s speedy illustrations of author Susan Cain’s theories on introverts and extroverts may be cute, but they will cut straight to down to your shallowness, you performative jerk. If you’re more about impressing people instead of improving yourself, that is. Woof. If you’re the sulking, […]

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ANIMAL’s new feature Artist’s Notebook asks artists to show us their idea sketch next to a finished piece. This week, artist Molly Crabapple shows us an initial sketch from her medical crisis-themed painting from the Shell Game series. We love the incredible amount of detail that ends up on these canvases, each mouse face, each […]

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Artist Molly Crabapple got her Kickstarter project The Shell Game funded in roughly two days and now it’s almost at $20K over the goal. How? Great ideas, legit art, nifty friends and not forgetting to take care of her backers. Close your jaw. Kickstarter now distributes more funds for art than the National Endowment for […]

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