I Explore Aesthetics Of Kitsch

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    Kitsch Aesthetics

    I was just discussing this last night during a dinner party. There's the Simpson episode with John Waters where Waters wants to add Homer to his Kitsch collection. Of course, a lot of the hipster ironic Kitschification of interior design is giving way to some out and out...
    dukeofurl dukeofurl
    41-45, M
    1 Response Oct 3, 2010

    What An Ocean!

    From Wikipedia: Kitsch criticism is based on Immanuel Kant's philosophy of aesthetics. Kant describes the direct appeal to the senses as "barbaric". Thuller's point is supported by Mark A. Cheetham, who points out that kitsch "is his Clement Greenberg's barbarism". A source book...
    koyptakh koyptakh
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Oct 2, 2010
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