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kitsch

(kɪtʃ)
n. any form of entertainment—movies, books, plays—with enormous popular appeal. This kitsch sells like mad in the big city.
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Very little costs anything, but she has a way of turning other people's rubbish into kitsch works of art.
While these works have the familiarity of kitsch, they hold many surprises for eyes willing to take time for closer inspection.
In Capitol Records, the titular building (another iconic LA institution and a kitsch standard of sorts) was placed slightly off-center, giving a pair of floodlights on the left, a mechanism supposed to draw attention to the structure, almost as much presence as the building itself.
On first glance, one might assume these works to be a calculated assault on high sensibilities, but like much of Carson's output, they simply prod one to get over one's smirks and get on with the act of viewing, of enjoying the bold results of the artist's mastery over both high-art composition and low-budget special effects as well as her fearlessness in the face of kitsch.
Could it be that this painting is not about the sublime becoming kitsch but instead constitutes an effort to reclaim from kitsch the sublime that's embedded there?
Killer Kitsch are doing another Guide To Nineties Clubbing as the last one was so successful.
Colin Farrell, Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams and Taylor Kitsch headline.
X-MEN star Taylor Kitsch looks set to be the next actor chosen for the new series of True Detective.
Moss is already targeted for the female lead, while the two male roles are apparently being shopped to Colin Farrell and Taylor Kitsch.
My Silver Planet: A Secret History of Poetry and Kitsch
A bizarre package introduced by Pink Pepper Photography, a photo studio in Dubai Mall, along with Kitsch Cupcakes, is providing an all-new way to celebrate your birthday - or any other occasion.
Kitsch & Sync | In Tuesday's Echo we published a review of the Kitsch & Sync Collective at Wales Millennium Centre.
Unlike your traditional doughnuts that are deep fried, Kitsch Cupcakes is introducing a new line of bakes, Kitsch Doughnuts.