Costumes, street art and ‘I dissent’ tattoos pay tribute to late Supreme Court justice

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People are dedicating art, baked goods and tattoos to Ruth Bader Ginsburg across the country this weekend. The Supreme Court justice died at age 87 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. (Photo: Jeenah Moon/Getty Images)
People are dedicating art, baked goods and tattoos to Ruth Bader Ginsburg across the country this weekend. The Supreme Court justice died at age 87 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. (Photo: Jeenah Moon/Getty Images)

Across the country, people are creating art in honor of Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Ginsburg, who died on Friday of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87.

A tireless advocate for reproductive freedom, equal pay, and women in the military, Ginsburg’s influence was on full display this weekend through a variety of artistic creations. Some folks channeled their passion into paintings or drawings, while others took to less traditional endeavors like tattoos, baked goods or face masks. Some people even dressed their children up in costumes that resembled Ginsburg’s trademark neckline and glasses.

“Notorious RBG. May she Rest In Peace,” wrote artist Natoya Ellis, captioning a colorful piece depicting Ginsburg’s face.

Artist Kristin Vaughn of Hillside Studio shared a video of the five-hour process it required to make Ginsburg-inspired earrings.

Artist Jen Herman Russell posted prints on her Instagram featuring silhouettes of Ginsburg’s face.

Ginsburg’s influence was spotted in embroidery as well, like in one piece that read “I dissent” in stitched letters.

Many people dressed their children and even dogs up as Ginsburg, sporting oversized glasses, statement collars and black robes.

Ginsburg’s face even popped up on several sweet treats across the country, as well. Cookies from Colleen’s Cafe in St. Louis, featured on the shop’s Instagram page, depicted Ginsburg’s face, along with the word “Supreme.”

Cakes were also spotted celebrating the famed jurist. This one, at the West Town Bakery & Diner in Chicago, featured several shots of Ginsburg wearing a crown.

Bakeri by Jess, a Canadian baker, posted cookies featuring a famed RBG quote.

Some folks at home also made desserts in Ginsburg’s famed style. Instagram user I Can Cookie posted this one, a black cake with white dots mimicking the legal icon’s robe and dissent collar.

Art that focused on some of Ginsburg’s most famous quotes also appeared on social media.

There were also several dedications to Ginsburg in public spaces, like this one by artist Molly Wingland outside Ventura City Hall.

Ginsburg’s face, along with “I dissent,” was imposed on a building in Brooklyn.

Artist Captain Eyeliner posted several pieces of Ginsburg around New York, reading “dissent is patriotic.”

Several Notorious RBG face masks also made their way onto Instagram.

A tattoo artist in Oklahoma City even tattooed “I dissent” in capital letters on her foot.

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