August 05, 2013

Maud Newton reviews Molly Crabapple

Read Maud Newton's review of Molly with excerpt here:
"Yet Crabapple’s work and story is not just about infusing politics into visual art; she represents an alternative to the mechanism through which many young artists today find success. Crabapple grew up thinking of art not as “something where you had to get an MFA from Yale then schmooze people in New York,” but as a trade that paid the bills. Her mother—a single mom—illustrated toy packaging for products like Cabbage Patch Kids and Holly Hobby. “Being an artist was how my mom fed me. … It was an almost working-class way to make a living."
Also watch and read the interview with Molly Crabapple on Stated Magazine here.

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