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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. 

Stories By Rachel Witte

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    Capitol Building Art: Oh Say Can You See

    By January 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,...

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    History in Art: Washington Crossing the Delaware

    By January 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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    Famous Musicians who Paint: Making Music and Art

    By January 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?

    By 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...

  • 19th Century

    Degas at the Cirque Fernando: Step Right Up!

    By 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 Enjoy

    By December 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...

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    Global Landmarks Viewed from High in the Sky

    By December 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...

  • Art Forms

    Connections Between Art in Advertising

    By November 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...

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    Do You “Pronkstill”Even? Social Media of the Dutch Golden Age

    By October 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 Age

    By October 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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