Stories By Rachel Witte
Art Museums on Pinterest: I’d Pin ThatMay 22, 2021
We all may be stuck inside, and physical art museums may be closed, but it’s the 21st century and thankfully we have more ways than one to view many of the world’s art museums. Better yet,...
Ancient Treasures from the North: Viking ArtMay 14, 2021
Vikings and their culture have interested us since their days of domination. There are TV shows about them and sports teams named for them. Nordic culture and mythology permeate the media with superhero characters like Thor....
Art State of Mind
Art For All: Interview with Podcast Host Jo McLaughlinMarch 13, 2021
I sat down with the podcast host of Jo’s Art History, Jo McLaughlin, to discuss the future of the art world, her job as an artist liaison and curator for London’s Pangolin Sculpture Gallery, the ethical...
What did the Artists from ‘Midnight in Paris’ Look Like in Real Life? 19th CenturyFebruary 27, 2021
In Woody Allen’s 2011 Midnight in Paris, Owen Wilson plays a nostalgic screenwriter who somehow finds himself transported back in time to 1920s Paris. A time period which Owen’s character, Gil Pender, deems a “golden age...
What did the Artists from ‘Midnight in Paris’ Look Like in Real Life?February 26, 2021
In Woody Allen’s 2011 film, Midnight in Paris, Owen Wilson plays a nostalgic screenwriter who somehow finds himself transported back in time to 1920s Paris… a time period which Owen’s character, Gil Pender, deems a “golden...
Language of Flowers: Hidden Messages in FloraFebruary 16, 2021
In 2021, we have texting and email. Social media and telephone calls. But a century ago, it was not quite as easy to get a message or love note across to someone without going the extra...
An Ode to the Kiss in ArtFebruary 8, 2021
It’s that time of year again where cute candy hearts and boxes of chocolate line the supermarket shelves. Children hand out cute valentine cards to their friends; we make plans with loved ones or friends for...
Art History 101
Finding a New Hobby through ArtJanuary 25, 2021
Learn a new hobby during this time, they say. That is easier said than done, isn’t it? But, if you do find yourself looking for more inspiration with all this time on your hands, look no...
Capitol Building Art: Oh Say Can You SeeJanuary 24, 2021
The United States’ Capitol Building has received a lot of attention in the past weeks. And if you have seen any news on the U.S. recently, you will know exactly why that is. Beyond those reasons,...
History in Art: Washington Crossing the DelawareJanuary 19, 2021
Throughout history, artists have documented the world around them. Consequently, this has culminated in some of the most famous historically-based paintings in existence, both during and/or after the fact. With that in mind, Emanuel Leutze‘s 1851...
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