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The Resource The noisy paint box : the colors and sounds of Kandinsky's abstract art, Barb Rosenstock ; illustrated by Mary Grandpré

The noisy paint box : the colors and sounds of Kandinsky's abstract art, Barb Rosenstock ; illustrated by Mary Grandpré

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The noisy paint box : the colors and sounds of Kandinsky's abstract art
Title
The noisy paint box
Title remainder
the colors and sounds of Kandinsky's abstract art
Statement of responsibility
Barb Rosenstock ; illustrated by Mary Grandpré
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Language
eng
Summary
Vasya 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 flowers'like a proper artist. But as Vasya opened his paint box and began mixing the reds, the yellows, the blues, he heard a strange sound'the 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 paint . . . music' In this exuberant celebration of creativity, Barb Rosenstock and Mary GrandPre 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 colors'and bold, groundbreaking works burst forth from his noisy paint box. Backmatter includes four paintings by Kandinsky, an author's note, sources, links to websites on synesthesia and abstract art. From the Hardcover edition
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
RECBK
Index
no index present
Intended audience
7 years and up
Interest level
LG
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Reading level
4.4
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
Target audience
primary
Label
The noisy paint box : the colors and sounds of Kandinsky's abstract art, Barb Rosenstock ; illustrated by Mary Grandpré
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=7CE1CD53-B986-48D3-90F4-77C5D4DDE8D5
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
8ocm69381757
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307978509
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
7ce1cd53-b986-48d3-90f4-77c5d4dde8d5
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EB00160354
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The noisy paint box : the colors and sounds of Kandinsky's abstract art, Barb Rosenstock ; illustrated by Mary Grandpré
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=7CE1CD53-B986-48D3-90F4-77C5D4DDE8D5
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
8ocm69381757
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307978509
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
7ce1cd53-b986-48d3-90f4-77c5d4dde8d5
Publisher number
EB00160354
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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