If you happen onto Google's homepage today, you'll see a Takashi Murakami doodle celebrating the Summer Solstice! As the Japanese pop artist Tweeted, "Amazing ! I & kaikaikiki team are so happy this Happening ! Thanks a Lot team Google !"

When you click on the Doodle, you'll get details about the summer solstice. According to Google's Twitter, Murakami has also created a Google Doodle for the Winter Solstice (December 22).

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For some more Murakami, check out these photographs from his 2008 Brooklyn Museum show and these photos of his Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloonshe even dressed up as a flower for the parade!