[The Cult Of Kitsch]
kitsch (kch)
Art or artwork characterized by sentimental, often pretentious bad taste: �When money tries to buy beauty it tends to purchase a kind of courteous kitsch� (William H. Gass).
The aesthetic or mentality in which such art is conceived or appreciated: �a movie that sets out to expose the kitsch of Hollywood fantasy� (Vincent Canby).
Culture or civilization in a degraded state of sentimentality and vulgarity.
Relating to or characterized by kitsch.

kitsch adj : of a display that is tawdry or vulgar [syn: ostentatious, pretentious] n : art in pretentious bad taste.

kitsch [kich ] noun
1.  artistic vulgarity:  sentimentality, tastelessness, or ostentation in any of the arts  The book jackets were pure kitsch.

2.  vulgar objects:  collectively, decorative items that are regarded as tasteless, sentimental, or ostentatious in style  tourist shops full of kitsch

[Early 20th century. From German, derived from kitschen 'to throw together (a work of art)'.]

kitschy adjective

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