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Molly Crabapple on Art in the Age of the Ubiquitous Image

Two hundred years ago, artists had the monopoly on image making. Now, every parade or disaster is accompanied by ten thousand twitpics.

In a world where mobile technology has made images instantaneous and ubiquitous, what does visual art have left to say?

Drawing on her experiences doing illustrated journalism around Guantanamo Bay and the Greek economic crisis, Molly Crabapple -- called “Occupy’s greatest artist” by Rolling Stone -- speaks about the role of art in a world captured by a million cameras.

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30 Sep 2013

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January 31, 2015