Language Quiz / Vocabulary for Visual Studies 2 Chapter 1

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The object of being represented.
A belief that if an image is produced by a mechanical device it is object record of reality.
The common, banal meaning and information in a photograph (vs)
How images produce meanings according to social and aesthetic conventions.
Allusion, association.
The material basis of the sign which could be almost anything. Anything that signifies something or conveys a message
Creation of meaning through the act of portraying the likeness of something.
The world is invented in the process of representation.
Cultural values and beliefs expressed at the level of connotation as to appear obvious.
The act of perceiving (vs)
The meaning or concept that the significant refers to.
Description, fact, literal.
Philosophical position that only science because of its objective verifiable methods is the source of authentic knowledge.
How images directly reflect the world (vs)
Crude use of stereotypes to manipulate popular opinion.
Shared set of values that exist in a society
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
Science of signs.
The aspect or detail that grabs the attention or emotion of a viewer
A cultural Practice.

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