[ download books ] The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract ArtAuthor Barb Rosenstock – Entrecielos.co

A Caldecott Honor BookVasya Kandinsky was a proper little boy he studied math and history, he practiced the piano, he sat up straight and was perfectly polite And when his family sent him to art classes, they expected him to paint pretty houses and flowerslike a proper artist But as Vasya opened his paint box and began mixing the reds, the yellows, the blues, he heard a strange soundthe swirling colors trilled like an orchestra tuning up for a symphony And as he grew older, he continued to hear brilliant colors singing and see vibrant sounds dancing But was Vasya brave enough to put aside his proper still lifes and portraits and paintmusicIn this exuberant celebration of creativity, Barb Rosenstock and Mary GrandPr tell the fascinating story of Vasily Kandinsky, one of the very first painters of abstract art Throughout his life, Kandinsky experienced colors as sounds, and sounds as colorsand bold, groundbreaking works burst forth from his noisy paint box Backmatter includes four paintings by Kandinsky, an authors note, sources, links to websites on synesthesia and abstract art