Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Vive La Revolution!*

On May Day, after an exhibition at Smart Clothes Gallery in New York, Molly Crabapple released her latest collection, "Shell Game" to the public quite literally - under a Creative Commons license.

It was the year when everyone sat down in the main squares of their cities and said the old machine is broken.

Each of her paintings depicts a news story from 2011, including the mortgage bubble, the Greek anti-austerity protests, and Occupy Wall Street. Her tribute to the revolutions and crises that echoed around the world was inspired by by dissidents and activists, supported by crowd sourcing, and then given back to the world.

The Great American Bubble machine

 The Business of Illness

Creative Commons License
Shell Game by Molly Crabapple is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Based on a work at http://mollycrabapple.com/2013/05/01/shell-game-hi-res/.

* English translation: "Long Live the Revolution!"

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