Tag: Doodle

Google Doodle Honors Two-Spirit Zuni Artist We:wa – ARTnews.com

To mark the first day of Indigenous People’s Month, Google honored the late We:wa, a Zuni Pueblo artist, spiritual leader, and diplomat, with a Doodle on its homepage today. An ambassador of the Zuni in Washington, D.C. and staunch protector of the tribe’s culture as a master craftsperson, We:wa is known for creating woven works and pottery during the 19th century. Born in 1849, We:wa ...

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Google Doodle Pays Homage to Surrealist Photographer Claude Cahun – ARTnews.com

On Monday, Google’s homepage paid homage to Claude Cahun, who was born on this day in 1894. Until recently, Cahun was regarded as a secondary figure within the Surrealist movement. Born under the Lucy Schwob, Cahun rejected gender constructs and imploded the division between masculine and feminine in her photographs. A Jewish refugee, she was also a political dissident and opposed German occupation during ...

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Metropolitan Museum of Art Google Doodle Marks 151st Anniversary – ARTnews.com

Tuesday marks the 151st anniversary of the founding of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and Google is celebrating with a special Doodle on its homepage. Created by Google artist Erich Nagler, the animation features a selection of objects from the Met’s collection, and it is viewable in over 20 countries. According to a representative for the Met, the museum and Google ...

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Google taps Tlingit artist for Doodle honoring Alaska Native civil rights icon Elizabeth Peratrovich

Google Doodle of Alaska Native civil rights icon Elizabeth Peratrovich by Michaela Goade (Source: Google) If you need to Google something on Wednesday, you might see a familiar face. The tech company’s Doodle of the day is of Alaska Native civil rights icon Elizabeth Peratrovich. For the illustration, they tapped Tlingit artist Michaela Goade who is based in Sitka. “It meant a lot to work on ...

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Fanny Eaton: Who was Pre-Raphaelite artists’s model in today’s Google Doodle?

Pre-Raphaelite model Fanny Eaton is being celebrated with a Google Doodle today (Wednesday 18 November).The Jamaican-born daughter of Matilda Foster – a former slave – and, most likely, a white plantation owner, was one of the most influential muses in the Pre-Raphaelite movement, and helped to challenge idealised standards of beauty in Victorian society.Eaton, born in 1835, arrived in London from Jamaica with her ...

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Frisco student wins Google Doodle art contest and $30K college scholarship

Frisco fifth-grader Sharon Sara is the winner of Google’s national Doodle for Google contest — and will soon have her artwork featured on the Google homepage for millions of users to see.The annual contest challenges school-aged children across the country to design art for the Google homepage — creative alterations to the company’s logo featured there are known as “Google Doodles.” The contest’s theme ...

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Barbara Hepworth: Google Doodle celebrates influential English abstract sculptor

Barbara Hepworth, an influential English sculptor whose work remains preserved in St Ives, Cornwall, is being celebrated, 45 years after her death. Hepworth’s work is the subject of a special Google Doodle going live on 25 August, which depicts her carving out one of her abstract works. The artist, born in Wakefield, Yorkshire, produced some of the earliest abstract sculptures in England, according to ...

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