School of the Arts McMaster University
ART HIST 2A03 / CMST 2I03, Term II, 2013
Instructor: G. Davies
No study aids permitted
TAKE-HOME COPY OF FINAL EXAM QUESTION
Note that the final exam copy will be presented at the time of the official final examination. This take-home copy has been provided to give you time to consider your response in advance. Please note that you will NOT be allowed to use notes or aids at the time of writing.
EXAM DATE: Friday April 26, 2013 7:00 - 9:00 pm.
LOCATION: IWC 3
THE EXAM WILL HAVE ONLY 1 PART CONSISTING OF 1 QUESTION
Part 1: Written Response (Value: 100 points; Duration: 2 hours)
Read the following question carefully and present a response using full sentences in your examination booklet(s). All cited images must be identified by the title, date and, whenever possible, the name of the maker or source (artist, magazine, website, etc.).
Throughout history meaningful connections have been forged between people and ‘living’ images. This is particularly evident in the history of icons though it is also evident in a host of other images that have woven their way into the fabric of our lives. Using examples from the lectures and / or readings discuss several diverse types of images that rely upon our double consciousness to give them meaning and purpose in our culture.