Kathryn Basterfield

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An essay on the concept of kitsch and its role in ‘high art’ culture. It argues that kitsch contributes to a greater phenomenon, going beyond aesthetics. The dissertation explores 'kitsch' within the work of Jeff Koons, Odd Nerdrum and Yves Klein, who's work has shaped the overall outcome of the design.