Brooklyn Street Artist Paints Renaissance Masters As Ninjas
Artist Owen Dippie is paying tribute to the Renaissance masters Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello, and Michaelangelo, but in a humorous way. As a child of the 80’s and 90’s, Dippies love for both classical art and pop culture is being mixed together on the walls of Brooklyn. Making a name for himself in Brooklyn, New Zealand-born Dippie combines the characters that share the names over a wall that takes days to accomplish. He doesn’t stop with this homage either, as he paints the city up and down with other heroes of his own from Biggie and Tupac to street artist Jean-Michael Basquiat.
Zoe Foster is 13 years old. She likes going to the beach. When not busy with homework, she also enjoys suing Washington State in King County Superior Court.
The story of Zoe’s lawsuit sounds like a bad movie, something from the same shelf as kid-ninjas save the world: a clique of teenagers, convinced their government is not doing enough to slow global warming, uses the courts to protect their future.
Yet that’s exactly what’s happening in Washington State. Article continues Below..