Art and music with Sarah

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This book is about a 9 year old African American girl named Sarah who teaches people from all around the world about the history of different types of Art and Music.

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  • ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    My name is Saket Bolisetty. I am in 10th Grade. I go to a special

    school called The Calais School in Whippany, NJ. I live in Randolph,

    NJ. I wrote this book because I love art and music. In my spare

    time, I love to travel and visit art museums and college campuses.

  • ABOUT THIS BOOK

    Nine year old girl Sarah teaches people about the different kinds

    of art and the different kinds of music. She teaches people about

    when the style/genre began, where it was made, and who started

    it. The tool that was used to create the book was markers. Here is

    a summary about each character.

  • CUBISM

    Cubism is an art style that began between 1907 and 1911.

    It began in Paris.

    By a couple of Cubism artists.

    Cubism means breaking things down into shapes.

    Here, Sarah did a portrait of herself in Picassos style.

  • IMPRESSIONISM

    Impressionism is an art style that began in 1874.

    It began in Paris, France by a couple of Impressionism artists.

    Impressionism means painting what you see in the outdoors.

    Here, Sarah went outside and took all of her art stuff and painted a lily

    pad that was lying on the grass.

  • EXPRESSIONISM

    Expressionism is an art style that began in the 20th century.

    It began in various cities across Germany.

    By someone named Paul Hindemith.

    Expressionism means painting things from their feelings.

    Here, Sarah did a portrait of herself based off of

    The Scream by Edvard Munch.

  • POP ART

    Pop Art is an art style that began in the 1950s.

    It began in Britain by a couple of Pop Art artists.

    Pop Art means taking everyday objects and turning them into works of

    art.

    Here, Sarah did a portrait of herself crying and thinking of Campbells

    Soup Cans based off of Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein.

  • SURREALISM

    Surrealism is an art style that began in the early 1920s.

    It began in France.

    By Andre Breton.

    Surrealists painted stuff from their dreams.

    Here, Sarah did a portrait of herself from one of her dreams she had one

    night and based it off of The Persistence of Memory by Salvador Dali.

  • RENAISSANCE ART

    Renaissance Art is an art style that began in the 13th century.

    It began in Italy.

    By a couple of Renaissance Art artists.

    Here, Sarah did a portrait of herself based on The Mona Lisa and called

    it The Mona Sarah.

  • ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM

    Abstract Expressionism is an art style that began in the 1940s.

    It began in New York by a couple of Abstract Expressionism artists.

    Here, Sarah went to her living room and did an Abstract Expressionism

    painting based off of Jackson Pollock.

  • BLUES

    Blues is a music genre that started in the 19th century.

    It began in the Southern USA.

    By North American Slaves that were originally from West Africa.

    Here, Sarah dropped her ice cream at lunch time at school and she sang

    The No Ice Cream Blues.

  • CLASSICAL

    Classical Music is a music genre that began around the 11th century.

    It began in Europe.

    It was by Europeans.

    Here, Sarah imagined herself playing the cello at a Classical Music

    concert.

  • HIP HOP

    Hip Hop is a music genre that began in the 1970s.

    It began in the Bronx in New York City.

    By Block Party DJ.

    Here, Sarah went to a Hip Hop gig and did a rap song with her big

    brother, Fred.

  • ROCK

    Rock Music is a music genre that began between the 1940s and 1950s

    It began in cities all over the USA.

    By people who mixed Blues, Jazz, and Country musicians together.

    Here, Sarah imagined herself as a famous rock star on stage with a bunch

    of fans cheering for her.

  • COUNTRY

    Country Music is a music genre that began in the late 1800s.

    It began in the Southern USA.

    By North American Slaves that were originally from West Africa.

    Here, Sarah went to the Wild West and was using a lasso to grab a banjo

    to play it.

  • REGGAE

    Reggae Music is a music genre that began in the late 1960s.

    It began in Jamaica.

    It was by Jamaicans.

    Here, Sarah went to a Reggae festival and got to play the drum for

    everybody.

  • JAZZ

    Jazz is a music genre that started between 1895 and 1917.

    It began in New Orleans.

    By North American Slaves, Originally from West Africa.

    Here, Sarah had a dream one night of her in the city playing jazz music at

    night.

  • SALSA

    Salsa is a music genre that began in the 1960s.

    It began in New York City.

    By North American Immigrants from Cuba and Puerto Rico.

    Here, Sarah went to a Salsa festival in New York and her best friend

    Chuck asked Sarah if she would like to dance with him.