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Transcript of 1990's
The 1990s was a time of change in America and it helped usher the modern age. Art, architecture, music, and literature became more modern and the 1990s was the decade for people in America to express themselves individualistically and freely. Music Genres pop rap/hip-hop more for dancing directed towards teens pop artists Britney Spears Backstreet boys Nsync ATC(1999) New types of rap came in this time period Rap was bought back to ghettos Gangsta Rap Snoop dr.dre ice cube N.W.A Eminem East Coast Sound West Coast Sound more jazzier more intellectual wu tang clan Nas(nasir bin olu dara jones) Some thought that “rappers” were exploitive, and those people called themselves hip-hop artists. Also, East and West split further as time went on. Dj-ing Tupac Shakur/Makaveli(West Coast) New group called the "Native Tongues", they focused more on black thought and black history. Notorious B.I.G. (Biggie Smalls), East Coast 1990's Art Technology Art
Figurative Painting Technology Art Post-Modern Art Postmodernism arises from modernism and rejects trends in modernism. Major post-modernistic art in the 1990s represent beyond modernism ideals of avant-garde art. Avant-garde art is art that shows experimental treatment of artistic material that is considered daring and liberal. “Untitled 302”
by Cindy Sherman, 1993 “Untitled 316”
by Cindy Sherman, 1995 Abstract Paintings “Phase Plane Portrait”
By Terry Winters, 1994 "Color and Information
By Terry Winters, 1998 Figurative Paintings "Jaunty and Maime"
By John Currin, 1997 "The Hobo"
By John Currin, 1999 SIGNATURE PIECE
By Cindy Sherman, 1994 “i) Light, 1997 and ii) Inner Light, 1998”
Jason Rhoades Cindy Sherman
post-modernistic artist Literature in the 1990s Key Events in the 1990s
Cold War: Espionage and spying during the Cold War caused many readers to become interested in novels relating to mystery
O.J. Simpson trial:This trial’s popularity influenced many civilians to gain interest in books relating to law enforcement.
Rise of Communication: The improving communication methods in the 1990s aloud literature to grow at a fast rate. The Sum of All Fears
Written By Tom Clancy
Arab terrorists attempt to use a bomb on the U.S. which almost causes a war between the United States and the Soviet Union The Testament
Written by John GrishamAn elderly billionaire, Troy Phelan, left all his money to his daughter, however, his ex-wives attempted to plea that Troy was insane when he wrote the will. Ultimately, the daughter refused the money and all the ex-wives were awarded fifty million dollars each. The Goosebump Series
Written by R.L. Stine
From 1992 to 1997 62 Goosebumps books were published
Since then, over 350 million Goosebumps books have been sold worldwide. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone “It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” 1990s Architecture Preview
Styles of Architecture
Notable Buildings Styles of Architecture
Postmodernism: a combination of old and new styles.
Deconstructivism: Putting pieces together to form a building instead of just building one building.
Environmentalism: Eco-friendly buildings
Adding free space in rooms and buildings
Focus on renovation and restoration Notable Architects I.M. Pei: Chinese architect that worked for decades including the 1990s.
Frank Gehry: Canadian-born architect who used 1990s styles such as deconstructivism in his architecture. Signature Piece Review
Deconstructivism, enviornmentalism, postmodernism
Walt Disney Concert Hall