Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Google Doodles Showcases Summer Solstice in June 21 2011

Google doodles showcases the longest day of the year, which is falling today at northern hemisphere. The date is June 21st which is summer solstice in the northern hemisphere and winter solstice in the south and this is the period of longest daylight.

The sun achieves the northernmost pinnacle at the Tropic of Cancer. Numerous cultures around the world identify solstice with rituals, holidays, festivities and other traditions, as it's seen as a time of fertility.

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The Google Doodle is designed by Tokyo artist, Takashi Murakami. His technique of art is called "superflat" and is consequent from anime and manga.

In contrast to today’s Google Doodle there are many other Murakami works that incorporates the albumwork for Kanye West's album, "Graduation" and also he did had an exhibition of his artwork at the Palace of Versailles in France, where he filled up 15 rooms with his sculptures.

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