• The genius kitsch of Lana Del Rey

    8 days ago - By Dazed Digital

    According to the Czech philosopher Tomáš Kulka, there are three conditions for kitsch. Firstly, “Kitsch depicts objects or themes that are highly charged with stock emotions.” Secondly, “the objects or themes depicted by kitsch are instantly and effortlessly identifiable.” And finally, “kitsch does not substantially enrich our associations relating to the depicted objects or themes.”
    When Lana Del Rey sang “Elvis is my daddy / Marilyn's my mother /...
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