The Artificial Kingdom

The Artificial Kingdom : A Treasury of the Kitsch Experience

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A cultural history of kitsch (from the German "verkitschen", to make cheap, and "kitschen", to collect junk from the street). Tracing its beginnings to the 19th century, Olalquiaga describes the culture of loss and melancholy in which kitsch came to life.show more

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  • Hardback | 321 pages
  • 148 x 192 x 38mm | 598.75g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0747545359
  • 9780747545354

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