Kitsch Is Fake Art

Kitsch is fake art, expressing fake emotions, whose purpose is to deceive the consumer into thinking he feels something deep and serious. 

Roger Scruton is an English philosopher whose work focuses on aesthetics.

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2 thoughts on “Kitsch Is Fake Art

  1. The art might be fake, but the emotions don’t have to be. Take all my wonderful Christmas decorations. Scarcely a drop of art to be seen in the place and full of high kitsch, but the joy it brings me is as true an emotion as any.

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