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Multiple Choice Questions

1. In Chapter 2, what are the authors trying to demonstrate with the images on pages 40 and 41?
(a) That the combination of photographs and paintings creates a contrast similar to realism and abstract painting.
(b) That the combination of text and image can create a very powerful and intentional meaning.
(c) That mixing images of formal portraits and self-portraits defines the unique qualities of each.
(d) That mixing images of men and women defines the unique qualities of each.

2. What word would best describe the images on pages 40 and 41?
(a) Provocative.
(b) Intellectual.
(c) Formal.
(d) Emotional.

3. Which of the following is an example of how creating a reproduction can change the meaning of a painting?
(a) A publisher of an art history book decides to reproduce images to accompany the text.
(b) An art student attempts to make a reproduction of Da Vinci's "Virgin of the Rocks".
(c) A photographer takes a picture of Da Vinci's the "Virgin of the Rocks" in the National Gallery.
(d) The face of one figure in a group can be isolated in reproduction to become a portrait.

4. What does the word 'image' mean in this book?
(a) Any object that can be seen.
(b) Any work of art.
(c) Reproduced sight.
(d) Any reproduced art work.

5. According to the authors, what is a woman's internal presence comprised of?
(a) An illusion of what she should be.
(b) An idea of what she looks like to a man.
(c) A perception of how she should act to be treated like she wants.
(d) A preception of what men like.

6. What is similar about all of the women in the images on pages 36 and 37?
(a) They are all cleaning.
(b) They are all the focus of men in the images.
(c) They are all celebrities.
(d) They are all ignoring the camera and viewer.

7. Who is meant to be the ideal viewer of pages 42 and 43?
(a) Contemporary artists.
(b) Businessmen.
(c) Female consumers.
(d) Art historians.

8. Which item would NOT fit the theme on pages 40 and 41?
(a) Ladies stockings.
(b) A harp.
(c) An advertising slogan for juicy pineapple.
(d) A handbag or purse.

9. In Chapter 2, what is the most stark contrast between the images on the first set of facing pages (36 and 37) and the images on the second set of facing pages (38 and 39)?
(a) The women on pages 36 and 37 are all wearing make-up and on pages 38 and 39 they are not.
(b) The women on pages 36 and 37 are from historical works and the images on pages 38 and 39 are from modern works.
(c) The women on pages 36 and 37 are clothed and the women on pages 38 and 39 are not.
(d) Pages 36 and 37 are in black and white, and pages 38 and 39 are in color.

10. What does the traditional depiction of Adam and Eve project as the perception of being naked?
(a) That being naked is natural.
(b) That being naked is only acceptable for males.
(c) That being naked is shameful.
(d) That being naked is only acceptable for females.

11. According to the authors, how is the focus of a man's power different than a female's?
(a) It is always focused externally.
(b) It is always focused on appearances.
(c) It is always focused on money.
(d) It is always focused towards women.

12. What painting by Ruben is included in pages 42 and 43?
(a) "Abstract female nude."
(b) "Judgement of Paris."
(c) "Birds flying from haystack."
(d) "Bathsheba at Her Bath."

13. Most of the images on pages 40 and 41 are of what content?
(a) Females in various stages of undress.
(b) Political figures.
(c) Still lifes.
(d) Genre paintings.

14. Which of the following statements is true, according to Berger?
(a) Nude and naked should really be one word since they have the same meaning.
(b) Nakedness should be acceptable to society.
(c) Nakedness is without disguise, but nudity is a form of dress.
(d) Nudity is as shameful as nakedness.

15. Which statement is NOT true about viewing an image made in the past?
(a) Images show a sight that is not presently available.
(b) Images from the past are made clear with a modern understaning of events.
(c) A viewer "sees" himself in the landscape he looks at.
(d) A work of art mystifies one about the past.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Berger's conclusion about the image of a nude woman looking in a mirror?

2. How does a woman see herself, according to Berger et al.?

3. In pages 36 and 37, how is the female figure presented?

4. According to the authors, what are women culturally and socially conditioned to do?

5. Who is one of the first artists to break the tradition of objectifying women nudes?

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