There are millions of people who turned on their computers and saw the artwork of Matteo Lopez, from South City, the Monte Verde second grader who won the Doodle 4 Google contest with his outer-space themed version for the logo of Google.
The work of Lopez obtains a flashy throughout the world opening through a day used on homepage of Google. It will suspend together with masters of art history on the walls of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) however from now through July.
John Sarobell, assistant keeper for collections, exhibitions and commissions at SFMOMA who kept the exhibit of the entire 40 Doodle 4 Google finalists said, “People are very taken by the drawings. They’re drawings that are so fresh and unique, it generally wins people over.”
Judy Golden from San Francisco quickly acknowledged the winning piece of Lopez when she saw it hanging on the wall with the first-place blue star on the label.
Golden said, “I opened Google today, and I saw this. Seven-years-old, that is incredible. Adults can’t do this; I’m not kidding.”
Zarobell said SFMOMA concurred to display the Doodle 4 Google entries on five to six weeks ago. The Whitney Museum of American Art in New York is as well displaying the pieces.
The display is in Koret Visitor Education Center of SFMOMA and contains big interactive computer monitors that let visitors to make their own edition of the Google logo.
Zarobell said, “What we want to do is engage children to participate.”
Google told SFMOMA on Monday concerning the contest outcomes, although staff had to keep their lips closed until Thursday, when the contestants and the world knew of the winner.
Google is sponsoring boosted family programming at SFMOMA, counting kid-friendly activities every Sunday and a free Google Family Day on July 17.
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