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Kat EavesChapter 4 Questions9/6/16Hiroshi Sugimoto1.Modern Architecture or modernist architecture is a term applied to an overarchingmovement, with its exact definition and scope varying widely.2.Indexical Nature of Photography- Term refers to the physical relationship betweenthe object photographed and the resulting image3.Permian Land(1992) is a black and white photograph created by Hiroshi Sugimotoin 1992. The photo depicts a foreign landscape and strange creatures, which afterdoing research the viewer will find out aredimetrodons, a kind of carnivorousdinosaur! Obviously Sugimoto didn’t take a photo of a scene that would have takenplace millions of years ago in the Permian period, however he did cleverly take aphoto of a dinosaur diorama in a museum of natural history. In this work of art hehas created his own form of time travel!
4.PermianPeriod– aprehistoric time period that took place 290 to 248 millionyears ago.5.Dimetrodon translates to “two measures of teeth” and are the two creatures with thefins depicted in Sugimoto’s photograph. The species existed during the EarlyPermian period and were large carnivorous reptiles native to what is now NorthAmerica.6.Paleozoic- the earliest of the three geologic eras of the Phanerozoic Eon, translatedto “ancient life” from greek, and was a “time of dramatic geological, climatic, and

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Term
Spring
Professor
David Gerhard
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Marie Antoinette, Permian, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Cornelia Parker

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