Stories By Rachel Witte
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...
Degas at the Cirque Fernando: Step Right Up!December 28, 2020
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 master and you get what we know of as a circus....
Art State of Mind
Baby, It’s Cold Outside: Snowy Landscape Paintings to EnjoyDecember 21, 2020
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 article? Either way, there is...
Global Landmarks Viewed from High in the SkyDecember 19, 2020
If you are someone who does not deal well with heights, perhaps proceed through this article with caution. Because even though they are only images on a computer screen, these depicted landmarks from around the world...
Connections Between Art in AdvertisingNovember 26, 2020
Type the words ‘art in advertising’ into your internet search bar and, more than likely, multiple sources on the topic will arise. Sources ranging from the appropriating of fine art, to the connections of art and...
Do You “Pronkstill”Even? Social Media of the Dutch Golden AgeOctober 24, 2020
Carefully arranged plates of food surrounded by carefully planned out backgrounds, images with hidden meanings, a snapshot of wealth… What may sound like an average display of life through our modern-day social media accounts is actually...
Art History 101
Did You Know? Haarlem in the Dutch Golden AgeOctober 20, 2020
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 city and see that not much has changed....
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