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If there is one thing everyone encounters it is Google’s homepage, google doodles have been recognized to change a lot especially for special occasions.

Today Google celebrates Pedro Linares López birthday with a doodle that is colorful and centered around the work of Lopez. 

Lopez has been honored with the Mexican National Prize in Arts and Sciences in the 1990. 

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Lopez was born in Mexico City, Mexico on June 29th 1906. Lopez’s father was also a papier-mâché Sculptor himself.

It wasn’t until one day Lopez got very sick; the sickness had moved into a fever dream where he saw fantastical & mythical creatures. When Lopez started to feel better he would bring the creatures to life through papier-mâché. Lopez found inspiration from his fever dream and made sculptures, called Alebrijes, that would look like Insects, mammals, and even birds. 

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With Lopez being an Icon in Mexico, he shows how powerful the imagination can be.

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