|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In China, photography is subsumed by the state _______________ apparatus, according to the book's findings.
2. Or is photography a ________ using an incidentally mimetic process, as referenced by Sontag in the book?
(b) Truth telling.
(c) High art.
(d) Assembly line.
3. Photography is published in books with _______ of white space and precise layouts, making it seem artistic.
4. Early in their history, photographs entered __________ where they were displayed in shows as were paintings.
(b) Grocery stores.
5. Painting is usually done of ________ subjects, while photography uses different subjects in its frames.
6. Sontag seems stereotype inscrutable Chinese values, smacking of the anti-Chinese ____________ in her time.
7. How do beautiful things begin to seem cliched and dull? Through their ____________, things become cliched.
(b) Over exposure.
8. And others believe that all proficient photographers must metaphysically ________ the object which they are photographing.
(a) Link to.
(b) Connect with.
9. In a sense, according to Sontag, photography actually helps to ____________ beauty as society defines it.
(c) Clean up.
10. Most continue to claim that photography is entirely _________, according to the research of Sontag.
11. Even banal or vapid objects can be made _____________ by being photographed, according to this chapter.
12. At times in the photography movement, the __________ is considered important while at other times it is not.
13. The question becomes whether photography is a ___________ process of documentation via machine, or not.
14. Both painting and photography share a devotion to traditional __________ within their finished pieces.
15. The very act of ____________ something new casts it as something new and beautiful.
Short Answer Questions
1. In 1839, photography was briefly attacked as something ___________ and disgraceful, according to the book.
2. Some cultures feel that the image is in fact part of the _________, according to this chapter of the book.
3. The __________ are not the same between painting and photography, though the devotion may be.
4. In later times, photography came to be viewed as an art, then as a high art, and today it is esteemed as a modern __________.
5. Within photography have also been loosely organized __________, though not as strong as painting has had.
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