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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the approximate historical range of the images on pages 66 and 67?
2. Which of the following is a common theme in the images on pages 116 and 117?
3. What is the visual irony between the images on pages 68 and 69, and the images on pages 70 and 71?
4. What tends to be the central figure(s) in the images presented in Chapter 4 on pages 66 and 67?
5. What is Chapter 6 comprised of?
Short Essay Questions
1. According to the authors, how is a collector of art different than a collector of other things?
2. Describe the mood of the collection of religious iconic images presented in Chapter 4 on pages 66 and 67.
3. 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"?
4. Describe how the wealthy influence the ways of seeing through oil paintings, as explained by Berger et al.
5. Explain how Rembrandt's two self-portraits, the first at age twenty-eight and the second at age fifty-eight, evolve to include content that is not conventionally found in traditional oil paintings of his time.
6. Describe the painting "Europe supported by Africa and America" by William Blake, and propose the message the artist is sending through the work.
7. According to Berger et al., how do traditional oil paintings perpetuate the wealth and power of the ruling class?
8. How is Ford Madox Brown's nineteenth century painting titled "The Pretty Baa Lambs" slightly humorous against the other images on pages 66 and 67?
9. What objects are common subjects for traditional oil paintings, and how are they conventionally depicted?
10. Explain how the pairs of paintings and photographs in Chapter 6 on pages 126 and 127 complement each other.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the two example self-portraits of Rembrandt and explain how they are used by the authors to demonstrate the struggle and journey of early European oil painters.
Essay Topic 2
What is the meaning and significance of the portraits in the Knoll Ball Room? How does the location of these paintings influence their meaning? What do the portraits convey to the viewer about the subjects?
Essay Topic 3
Write the following three-part essay to explain how individuals have different ways of seeing.
Part 1 - Describe what the authors mean by "ways of seeing."
Part 2 - Describe why individuals all have different ways of seeing.
Part 3 - Give some examples that demonstrate how individuals have different ways of seeing.
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