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On the occasion of Google's 20 birthday,Google official BlogThe article reviews the most interesting Doodles in the past 20 years.

To be exact, Google Doodles existed before the establishment of Google. A few days before registration, Google's founders added a Fireman's Day logo to the site's home page to indicate that they were out for the event. Since then, Google has made a colorful product: Doodles.

Over the past two decades, a brilliant team has created thousands of illustrations, animations and interactive changes for Google's logo. From the turkey clips in Thanksgiving graffiti in 1998 and 1999 to the VR clips we won Emmy Award nominations earlier this year, we witnessed the development of Google.

In celebration of Google's 20th anniversary, let's take a look at 20 of the best home page graffiti of the past 20 years.

The first graffiti in history: Fireman's day, 1998


Company founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin decorated logo by saying they would go to the Burning Man Festival in such a way as to tell users that they were

Early series: Google Aliens, 2000


In May 2000, illustrator Ian David Marsden's series of five graffiti tells the story of aliens meeting Google logo and dragging it to Mars. Although the release date is of great significance to Google, this series is still mainly funny.

The first international graffiti: Bastille Day, 2000


Larry Page and Sergey Brin asked Dennis Hwang, then an intern, to create a graffiti to mark Bastille Day. Dennis's work was so fruitful that he was appointed Google's first chief graffiti artist, and graffiti has become a regular feature on Google's home page ever since.

The first animation graffiti: Halloween, 2000


By guest artist Lorie Loeb, who used two jacks instead

The first interactive game graffiti: PAC-MAN was founded in 30th anniversary, 2010.


Inspired by his father's arcade hegemony, designer and engineer Marcin Wichary created a new PAC-MAN graffiti that truly showcased the various characteristics of PAC-MAN: the use of game logic, graphics, sound, and even the bugs of the beginning.

The first live-action graffiti: Charlie


This short film is performed by the entire graffiti team, and the graffiti division Mike Dutton plays the leading role. To get as close as possible to Chaplin's original movies, Google decided to record them in Niles, California, where many of Chaplin's silent movies were set. The Niles Essanay silent Museum in Niles served as a consultant for the film.

The first slide is doodling: the 200th anniversary birthday of Green's fairy tales, 2012.




The graffiti is inspired by comics that allow readers to browse the story at their own pace. Doodle artist Matt Cruickshank

The first open source code graffiti: Stanislaw Lem 60th anniversary, 2011

Written in memory of science fiction novelist Stanisaw Lem, the graffiti is a mini game designed by Sophia Foster-Dimino (inspired by Daniel Mr, a Polish illustrator who worked with Lem)


The first graffiti with piano accompaniment: the 151st birthday of Claude Debussy, 2013.


The graffiti spans the 1800-year-old city landscape at night and, with some ingenious techniques, perfectly adds light and smoke to Debussy's music. Interestingly, the author of this graffiti music is Sabrina Hong, the sister of Google graffiti division Leon Hong.

The first organic graffiti: Earth Day, 2012


Life is a garden, so is graffiti.

The first animated paper cutting graffiti, Lotte Reiniger's 117 birthday, 2016.


In this video, graffiti artist Olivia Huynh draws on the style of film producer and animator Lotte Reiniger to tailor thousands of paper cuts and move them frame by frame. So this short film is a perfect memory of her in the form of Reiniger.

The first graffiti with narrative poetry: Dr. Maya Angelou's birthday 90th anniversary, 2018.


In this video graffiti, people inspired by Dr. Angelou's deeds and legacy, including Alicia Keys,Martina McBride,Oprah Winfrey and the author's son Guy Johnson, tell about Angelou's iconic poetry.

The first VR graffiti: tribute to Georges M.


The VR/360 video graffiti, nominated for an Emmy, salutes the famous French special effects and film director George.

The first graffiti made on the same day: water found on the moon, 2009


When Jennifer Hom, a graffiti artist, read the news about the discovery of water on the moon, he was inspired to start making graffiti to commemorate the event. The graffiti was completed in about four hours and still holds the fastest graffiti release record ever.

The largest number of graffiti appeared: International Women's day, 2014.


The video graffiti includes more than 100 women from around the world, including inspiring women such as Russian actress, comedian and singer Nonna Grishaeva, 14-year-old Brazilian educational activist Isadora Faber, and Nigerian agricultural pioneer Foluso Olaniyan.

Most partners involved in graffiti: Hip Hop was born in 44th anniversary, 2017.


This graffiti brings interactivity to a new level, allowing you to mix the legendary DJ samples of music. Graffiti begins at one end by the front

Longest production: recall Selena Quintanilla, 2017


A music graffiti video by graffiti artist Kevin Laughlin commemorates the life of Mexican American musicians, fashion icons, entrepreneurs, philanthropists and international superstar Selena Quintanilla. This video shows one of Selena's most representative songs

If, as Perla Campos, a member of the graffiti team, said, she was born to help make this graffiti a reality, it would have been nearly 30 years of work.

The first Doodle 4 Google competition, 2005


The first Doodle 4 Google competition was held in the UK by 11-year-old Lisa Wainaina

First graffiti test, earth day test, 2015


This is a perfectly scientific test that helps people find themselves in the animal kingdom and learn interesting animal knowledge in the process. Animal-loving celebrities like Jane Goodall and Edward Norton share their own animal videos and raise money for several animal charities. Now you can still search on Google

Best cat short film: Momo the Cat, 2016 Halloween


An animated version of the domesticated cat Momo by graffitiist Juliana Chen appears in this lovely Halloween theme game, the second time the kitten appears in graffiti. The game is divided into five levels, using magic spells and powerful wands to resist the invasion of ghosts. Momo also appeared in Halloween graffiti in 2015 and 2017, and Momo fans have since created a lot of derivatives.

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