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Mutants Mutate: Dippie Gets a Hand from Pear and Knox in Bushwick

Posted on September 30, 2015

When Kiwi Street Artist Owen Dippie dropped four ninjas in Brooklyn this July he conjectured to us that he might like to see what these Renaissance turtles looked like with a band of graffiti tags across the bottom. While we were happy to help him spread the news of Owen’s trackside work to the world (and our images and posting reached 275K people), we weren’t sure if people would find his fantasy as electrifying as he made it sound.

You know what? We think we were wrong.

This four-Master mural does look perfectly balanced now that it has been “collaborated” with by Pear and Knox. First there were some gestural, seemingly random splashes. Now there are big bubble tags, almost providing a protective hedge behind which the masked painters can crouch behind. You might call it a diss or an organic development that is part of the conversation on the street. We’re pretty sure Owen will dig it.

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Owen Dippie. The paint sprayed on top was a later addition by an unknown individual. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Owen Dippie. The tags on the bottom are by Pear and Knox and bubble up recently. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

BSA covered the original mural HERE.

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Owen Dippie. The original mural painted in July of 2015. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

 

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