Definitions for "Kitsch"
a work of art that is shallow, pretentious, gaudy, without substance, or calculated to have popular appeal.
This is a derogatory term used to describe works considered to be deliberately trashy created specifically in order to pander to public demand and mass produced; works executed entirely for commercial purposes and not as an instrument of self expression.
Sentimentality or vulgar, often pretentious bad taste, especially in the arts: “When money tries to buy beauty it tends to purchase a kind of courteous kitsch” (William H. Gass).