Alphonse Mucha: Google's Doodle of the DayJuly 24, 2010: 10:09 AM ET
Born on this day 150 years ago, the Czech painter is being celebrated on Google.com.
Alphonse Maria Mucha (24 July 1860 – 14 July 1939), a Czech Art Nouveau painter and decorative artist was known for his distinct style and his images of women. His work has widely influenced modern art in a wide range of fields.
Heavy metal band Soilent Green even used his work as the cover of their album Sewn Mouth Secrets.
In addition to being an artist, he also credited with re-establishing Czech Freemasonry.
Czech out the Alphonse Mucha foundation gallery for much more of his work.