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
Inflating Art: Special Balloons in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade holds as much tradition in America as football, turkey and stuffing itself. Over the past 9 decades, it has only...
Rachel Witte 5 June 2023
What Is Queer Art? Haring, Hockney, and Many More!
The complexity and significance of queer art cannot be fully encapsulated within a single article. Its exploration permeates college courses, public...
Rachel Witte 2 June 2023
What Did Avant-Garde Artists from Midnight in Paris Look Like in Real Life?
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 30 May 2023
QUIZ Manet vs Monet: Who Painted What?
Rachel Witte 29 May 2023
Masterpiece Story: Miss La La at the Cirque Fernando by Edgar Degas
Feats of strength, super flexibility, the ability to hold one’s breath for long periods of time, combine all that with lions, clowns, and a...
Rachel Witte 24 May 2023
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 Mary...
Rachel Witte 22 May 2023
Trompe L’oeil: How Artists Deceived Our Eyes Throughout the Ages
Without knowing, you have more than likely seen an example or two of trompe l’oeil in art. It is a term that encompasses many art forms in its...
Rachel Witte 13 April 2023
Famous Musicians Who Paint: Making Music and Art
Creatively speaking, the term “art” can mean many things. Whether it is music, writing, painting, sculpting, or drawing, it is all under...
Rachel Witte 23 March 2023
Ancient Treasures from the North: Viking Art
Vikings and their culture have interested us since the days of the Viking expansion. There are numerous TV shows about them and sports teams named...
Rachel Witte 14 March 2023