learn from mistakes

A scientist’s search for the meanings of art, we all learn from mistakes.

The old art defends itself from modern primitive artists by suggesting that there is neither aesthetics nor psychosocial need for it. We become scientists because we are curious.

Donald Kuspit

science art crossing line

Crossing the line between art and science

Every artist draws what he is, like self portraits, and every scientist represents himself as a bibliography.

C. P. Snow, Two cultures integrative thinking

postmodernist pretty flowers

A cursory and unscientific perusal of art history demonstrates that splattering without any forethought is not all that is ever required, but there is so much fun doing it because art is a chaotic mess. The whole publish or perish ideology is teaching people the wrong skills on imaginary problems, so I gave on reading on academic papers years ago because the amount of noise to signal was intolerable.

algebric art

Art may need to say something about the natural world and how beauty works.

Science and humor

Science and humor gave humanity the power over matter, there is only make. The problem is that art is not a phase transition whereby a canvas or a drawing paper stops being ordinary and becomes terrible in an instant.

Often great discoveries are made when techniques from one discipline are tried in another.

Art don't always square with reality

As a psychologist you would know that if it demands complicated mathematical transformation, something is going wrong.

Danny Kahneman

Is life an illusion, given that only few possibilities are to be calculated ?

Hybrid science+art pictures may be accompanied by an explanatory legend that helps the visitor decode the underlying science, if needed.

Darryl Wheye and Donald Kennedy, Subject Matter Matters, Science 10 October 2008: Vol. 322. no. 5899, pp. 196-197

Be consistent: Once you start, don't stop. We will continue to do everything we can until these questions are answered.