Vocabulary for Visual Studies 2 Chapter 1

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The meaning or concept that the significant refers to.
image with symbolic significance. Represents universal concept/emotion/meaning. I.E. Madonna and child, universal concept of love, easy to understand even without Christian context
How images produce meanings according to social and aesthetic conventions.
A cultural Practice.
Philosophical position that only science because of its objective verifiable methods is the source of authentic knowledge.
Creation of meaning through the act of portraying the likeness of something.
Science of signs.
A belief that if an image is produced by a mechanical device it is object record of reality.
The world is invented in the process of representation.
The material basis of the sign which could be almost anything. Anything that signifies something or conveys a message
Description, fact, literal.
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The object of being represented.
The common, banal meaning and information in a photograph (vs)
Signifier+signified=
The act of perceiving (vs)
The aspect or detail that grabs the attention or emotion of a viewer
How images directly reflect the world (vs)
Cultural values and beliefs expressed at the level of connotation as to appear obvious.
Shared set of values that exist in a society
Allusion, association.
Crude use of stereotypes to manipulate popular opinion.

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