kitsch \KICH\, noun: Art characterized by pretentious
adjective: Relating to, or characterized by, kitsch.
A fanatical collector of 1950s atomic kitsch and
a talent scout for what might best be called "outsider art"
and artists, Ms. Willis found her online home.
--Denise Caruso, "Success Stories From Ebay," New York
Times, May 24, 1999