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Living with Art
Chapter 9 Study Guide
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Art History
09/18/2010

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The term camera obscura means:
Definition
dark room
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It is said that painters ________ forms, while photographers ________ them.
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invent/ discover
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Genre themes involve scenes of:
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everyday life
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Stieglitz was particularly noted for:
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the art photograph
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The controversial photographer _____________ is still inspiring debates about the question of censorship in the arts.
Definition
Mapplethorpe
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The photojournalist who is most associated with covering the Great Depression is:
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Lange
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____________ occurs when an exposed negative is re-exposed to light.
Definition
Solarization
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Orson Welles’ masterpiece is:
Definition
Citizen Kane
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A filmmaker who has total control over the script, actors, and the look of the film itself is called the:
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auteur


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The author defines the term _________ as “the supervision by one individual or group over the artistic expression of another individual or group.”
Definition
censorship
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In 1878, Eadweard Muybridge photographed a galloping horse and discovered that:
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horses occasionally gallop with all four hooves off the ground
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The widespread use by artists of the camera obscura (lit. dark room) began in:
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the Italian Renaissance
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Artists primarily use the camera obscura to:
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produce naturalistic drawings of the world
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The photographic style which best describes simplified imagery and form reduced to the most essential characteristics is:
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abstraction
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Orson Welles’ film Citizen Kane is considered by many to be one of the best films ever made. It is noted for its:
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innovative camera angles and composition
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During the Great Depression of the 1930’s, the United States government subsidized photographers and sent them out to:
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document conditions across the country
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Early examples of art photography often imitated:
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the narrative form of painting
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In addition to his highly successful career as a portrait photographer, Matthew Brady was the first photographer to document a major war. Which war did he and his team photograph?
Definition
the American Civil War
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The Farm Security Administration of the U.S. Department of Agriculture:
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paid photographers to document the Great Depression
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According to the author, “the individual most responsible for establishing photography as an art form” was:



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Alfred Steiglitz
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The Surrealist movement that arose after World War I involved a fascination with:
Definition
the unconscious
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The Lumiere Brothers:
Definition
invented the first workable film projector
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Despite an enthusiastic public acceptance, the success of the daguerreotype was limited by:



Definition
the inability to make multiple images from one negative
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In 1860 Abraham Lincoln posed for a carte de visite portrait. This photograph helped shape his political career since:



Definition
the photographic process enabled unlimited multiple images to be produced
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In 1888, the Kodak camera changed the history of photography:


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by making photography easily accessible to the general public