Rachel Witte

Art historian (art lover, artist), coffee drinker, writer, Mom to 2 girls. BA in History and an MA in Art History. Favorite art style is Impressionism. Favorite theme is the Annunciation. Located in Central Kansas.  

Articles by Rachel


Art State of Mind

Art For All: Interview with Podcast Host Jo McLaughlin

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 ...

Rachel Witte 13 March 2021

Nature

Language of Flowers: Hidden Messages in Flora

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 ...

Rachel Witte 16 February 2021

Special Occasion And News

Capitol Building Art: Oh Say Can You See

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 ...

Rachel Witte 24 January 2021

History

History in Art: Washington Crossing the Delaware

Throughout history, artists have documented the world around them. Consequently, this has culminated in some of the most famous historically-based ...

Rachel Witte 19 January 2021

Artist

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 the umbrella ...

Rachel Witte 12 January 2021

Art State of Mind

What Makes an Artwork Famous?

Michelangelo. Leonardo da Vinci. Pablo Picasso. Georgia O'Keeffe. Rembrandt. The Renaissance. Cubism. Impressionism. More than likely, you have heard ...

Rachel Witte 6 January 2021

Artist Stories

Degas at the Cirque Fernando: Step Right Up!

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 ring ...

Rachel Witte 28 December 2020

Seasons

Baby, It’s Cold Outside: Snowy Landscape Paintings to Enjoy

Snow. You either love it, or hate it. Are you able to picture a fresh snow fall in your mind? Or is it falling outside your window as you read this ...

Rachel Witte 21 December 2020

Art Forms

Connections Between Art in Advertising

Type the words 'art in advertising' into your internet search bar and, more than likely, multiple sources on the topic will arise. Sources ranging ...

Rachel Witte 26 November 2020

History

Did You Know? Haarlem in the Dutch Golden Age

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

Rachel Witte 20 October 2020