Knowledge Identifier: $Kitsch



Low-brow style of mass-produced art or design using popular or cultural icons add

Category: Visual Arts

Launched in 1950.

Countries: United States (50%), Germany (50%)

Main connections: Allee Willis, Walter Benjamin

Linked to: Cambridge University Press, Museum of Bad Art, Princeton University Press, University of Chicago Press




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Kitsch is usually used to reference decoration; for example "the living room was decorated in cheap 1950's style monster movie kitsch add something


Allee Willis - Willis has collected Atomic 50's, Soul and Kitsch artifacts since the late 1960s and has one of the oldest and most documented collections in the world


The study of kitsch was done almost exclusively in German until the 1970s, with Walter Benjamin being an important scholar in the field add something


Allee Willis - In September, 2009, Willis opened The Allee Willis Museum Of Kitsch,  a virtual museum and social network at ://www


Allee Willis - Her Kitsch O' The Day blog, started in March 2009, features one item from the collection per day


Allee Willis - In September 2009, Willis opened The Allee Willis Museum of Kitsch, a virtual museum and social network at built around Willis' world-renowned collection as well as user submissions that Willis curates