Rachel Witte

Author

Rachel is attempting to navigate this crazy world with her two kids, husband, a whole lot of coffee, and some good books in tow. She holds a Master's degree in Art History and a Bachelor's in History. When she's not writing, she can be found day dreaming about traveling to all of the art museums and coffee shops.  

Articles by Rachel

Fashion

5 Most Beautiful Dresses in Art

The cross section where art and fashion meet is two-fold. While beautiful dresses can be art of their own accord, let’s look at beautiful...

Rachel Witte 24 May 2022

Painting

Cute Babies in Art: From Rubens to Cassatt

Who doesn’t like a cute baby? Lucky for us, history is full of cute babies in art. And while we could dedicate one whole article to babies in...

Rachel Witte 22 May 2022

Art History 101

The Art of Botanical Illustration

We are finally in the midst of Spring. It’s that time of year when people are out planting flowers or otherwise tending to their gardens. While...

Rachel Witte 19 May 2022

Fashion

Met Gala: Best of Art and Fashion Moments

You only need type “Fashion” into the search bar on DailyArt Magazine and you will be met with numerous articles on the topic ranging...

Rachel Witte 2 May 2022

Art State of Mind

Language of Flowers: Hidden Messages in Flora

In 2022, we have social media, emails and telephone calls. But a century ago, it was not quite as easy to get a message or love note across to...

Rachel Witte 27 April 2022

Haarlem in the Dutch Golden Age: Frans Hals, Banquet of the Officers of the St Adrian Civic Guard (the Calivermen), 1627, Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands. Baroque

4 Surprising Facts About Haarlem in the Dutch Golden Age

The city of Haarlem in the Netherlands was one of the flourishing art centers in the 16th and 17th century. Today, you can walk the streets of the...

Rachel Witte 11 April 2022

Theater & Cinema

What Did the Artists from Midnight in Paris Look Like in Real Life? Part 1

In Woody Allen’s 2011 film, Midnight in Paris, Owen Wilson plays a nostalgic screenwriter who somehow finds himself transported back in time to...

Rachel Witte 31 March 2022

Art History 101

All You Need to Know About The Last Judgement by Michelangelo

There is a lot happening in this Sistine Chapel altar-wall fresco. Narratives within other narratives that contain enough imagery to last scholars a...

Rachel Witte 6 March 2022

Literature

Middle Earth and Beyond in Art: Tolkien’s Illustrations

J.R.R. Tolkien’s written works have influenced many around the globe. However, perhaps less known than his books are his illustrations that he...

Rachel Witte 2 March 2022

Women Artists

Dream-like Artworks: Minnie Evans’ Divine Inspiration

Folk Art, Surrealist, Visionary, Americana, call it what you will. Minnie Evans’ (1892-1987) dream-like artworks speak of another world, a world...

Rachel Witte 24 February 2022