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Arts et sciences

ArtSci - ISSN 2515-8767 - © ISTE Ltd

Aims and scope

Objectifs de la revue

The Arts and Sciences journal presents works, achievements, reflections, techniques and prospects that concern all creative activities related to the arts and sciences.

Painting, poetry, music, literature, fiction, cinema, photography, video, graphic design, archeology, architecture, design, museology etc. are invited to take part in the journal as well as all fields of investigation at the crossroads of several disciplines such as pigment chemistry, mathematics, computer science or music, to name but a few examples.

La revue Arts et sciences présente les travaux, réalisations, réflexions, techniques et prospectives qui concernent toute activité créatrice en rapport avec les arts et les sciences.

La peinture, la poésie, la musique, la littérature, la fiction, le cinéma, la photo, la vidéo, le graphisme, l’archéologie, l’architecture, le design, la muséologie etc. sont invités à prendre part à la revue ainsi que tous les champs d’investigation au carrefour de plusieurs disciplines telles que la chimie des pigments, les mathématiques, l’informatique ou la musique pour ne citer que ces exemples.

Liste des auteurs

Journal issues


Volume 17- 1

Issue 1


Volume 18- 2

Issue 1



Volume 19- 3

Issue 1

Issue 2


Volume 21- 5

Issue 1

Recent articles

Flowers illustrated in botanical books from the 16th to the 19th century

Aux grandes étapes de l’évolution des idées en botanique sont intimement liés des livres et leurs auteurs, mais aussi le progrès dans la représentation des plantes. Celle-ci combine ce que l’auteur exprime dans son texte et ce que (...)

Establishing the production chronology of the iconic Japanese woodblock print ‘Red Fuji’

First printed in 1831, ‘Red Fuji’ by Hokusai is one the most iconic Japanese woodblock prints and thousands of impressions were printed from its original set of woodblocks, often in different colour schemes and using (...)

Utopian and dystopian futures: How fiction helps to think about evolution

This article addresses the theme of utopian and dystopian futures as transmitted to us through philosophy and fiction (literature and cinema), and shows how these notions help us to think about evolution. It proposes a (...)

Assessment of Beauty with subjectivity: a challenge for computational aesthetics

Artificial Intelligence based photography beauty assessment have received a great attention in the last 25 years. They may now claim noticeable performances in replacing the human observer. However, they face limitations (...)

A Critical Examination of Disability and Agency through Art

Throughout history and the historical canons of western art, disability and the afflicted human form have often been marginalized and used as manifestations of iniquity, social malfeasance and mental degradation. It is not (...)

A non-substantialist analysis of architecture and landscape

Landscape as a planning activity, raises the question of its design process. Spatial design concerns also architecture, and has moreover been studied by architecturology, a french design theory. Can this research benefit (...)

Facing roots

Until the middle of the 20th century, plant roots were of very little interest to the arts and sciences: just like painters, botanists focused on the visible parts of plants. From the beginning of the 19th century, however (...)

Folds and refolds of the matter: a complex of plasticity

Plasticity is a fundamental property of the matter, among which the self-folding or the adaptability reflect some laws inherent to the mechanical behaviour of materials, space-time geometry, biochemical processes or (...)

Editorial Board

Editor in chief

Marie-Christine MAUREL
Sorbonne Université, MNHN, Paris


Sorbonne Université

Mickaël FAURE
Ecole des Beaux-Arts

Jean-Charles HAMEAU
Musée national Adrien Dubouché
Cité de la Céramique Sèvres et Limoges
jean-charles.hameau @sevresciteceramique.fr

Musées de Strasbourg


The Weizmann Institute of Science

Hugues VINET
IRCAM, Paris

Philippe WALTER
Laboratoire d’archéologie
moléculaire et structurale
Sorbonne Université Paris


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