Ways of Seeing Test | Final Test - Medium

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 161 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the Ways of Seeing Lesson Plans
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What conventions influence traditional European oil painting as it develops?
(a) The strive to create more social good.
(b) The push for experimental theater and arts in general.
(c) The obsession with property and power.
(d) The intolerance of nude figures.

2. Which word best describes the series of portraits displayed in the Knoll Ball Room?
(a) Sensual.
(b) Melancholy.
(c) Weary.
(d) Formal.

3. What is extraordinary about painting subjects such as children?
(a) Artists must entertain the subject while completing the painting.
(b) Patrons do not typically comission paintings of children.
(c) The artist must capture their likeness with little time viewing the subject.
(d) Children are not a symbol of wealth or well-being, and so are rarely commissioned.

4. What types of images are paired together on pages 126 and 127?
(a) Advertisements and celebrity photos.
(b) Oil paintings and photographs.
(c) Female nude paintings and male nude photos.
(d) Drawings and architectural diagrams.

5. Which words best describe the mood of the paintings on pages 66 and 67?
(a) Serious and iconic.
(b) Eerie and mystical.
(c) Light and fantastical.
(d) Stern and powerful.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following would be a good symbol for the collection of images on pages 68 to 71?

2. What do navigational instruments generally symbolize in a traditional oil painting?

3. What primarily constitutes a landscape painting as traditional oil techniques are developed?

4. Chapter 6 begins with images from which artist?

5. Which of the following is a common theme in the images on pages 116 and 117?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is demonstrated about the visual arts in comparing the photograph of "Sarah Burge, 1883. Dr Barnardo's Homes", and the oil painting "Peasant Boy Leaning on Sill"?

2. Describe the mood of the collection of religious iconic images presented in Chapter 4 on pages 66 and 67.

3. Describe the painting "Europe supported by Africa and America" by William Blake, and propose the message the artist is sending through the work.

4. Describe how the wealthy influence the ways of seeing through oil paintings, as explained by Berger et al.

5. In Chapter 6, explain how facing pages 116 and 117 return to Blake's theme of Africa and America supporting Europe.

6. How are pages 72 and 73, which contain images of mythological characters and fanciful human figures, different than the previous images that are displayed in Chapter 4?

7. How is the meaning of the images in Chapter 6 on pages 120 and 121, that depict daily life, of any significance?

8. How does Courbet's two paintings, reproduced in Chapter 6 on facing pages 124 and 125, titled "Girl in White Stockings" and "Demoiselles au bord de la Seine" illustrate two distinct styles of his work?

9. Describe the images of death in Chapter 4 on pages 68 and 69, and name some of the specific paintings.

10. Chapter 5 begins with an oil painting showing several items contemporaneous with the Dutch school in 1665. Describe the painting and the objects it depicts.

(see the answer keys)

This section contains 1,076 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Ways of Seeing Lesson Plans
Ways of Seeing from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook