Stories By Rachel Witte
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...
Famous Musicians who Paint: Making Music and ArtJanuary 12, 2021
Creatively speaking, the term ‘art’ can mean many things. Whether it is music, writing, painting, sculpting, or drawing, it is all under the umbrella of ‘art.’ For the sake of this article however, let us look...
Art History 101
What Makes an Artwork Famous?January 6, 2021
Michelangelo. Leonardo da Vinci. Pablo Picasso. Georgia O’Keeffe. Rembrandt. The Renaissance. Cubism. Impressionism. More than likely, you have heard some of these terms before. It is a shortlist of the more well-known artists and art movements...
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- Henry Ossawa Tanner – African-American Artistic Pioneer
- Explore the Unknown World of Klimt’s Landscapes
- The Prime Minister’s Art: Landscapes of Winston Churchill
- Brief Story of Claude Monet’s Garden in Giverny
- Arenig School. Wild Bohemians and Welsh Mountains