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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

Recent articles

Sclerotic scatter and focusing in eye painting: light through darkness

We aimed at searching in color art paintings through all art periods from Ancient Egyptian Art to Contemporary Art for sclerotic scatter (SS) and peripheral light focusing (PLF), using large-scale internet databases. These (...)

The road of bifurcating paths in the prehistoric representation of the female body: the appearance of geometrization and the conservation of roundness

The Venuses of Paleolithic and Neolithic arts are magnificent. They represent a "first time" for men to express their vision of the female body. They were representations without all the filters that the culture would have (...)

Leonardo da Vinci: from the sketch to the internal geometry of the Burlington House Cartoon

The British Museum holds a folio containing, in sketch form, a preparatory drawing for the cartoon of Saint Anne of Burlington House. Despite the similarities, the differences between the two compositions show how Leonardo (...)

The Italian de La Tour of Cuzin. A logical approach to proof in art history

Was the 17th century French artist Georges de La Tour in Italy? Did he paint the canvas entitled Diogenes? In a book published in 2021, the art historian Jean-Pierre Cuzin develops arguments in favor of an affirmative (...)

The Lesser-Known Scientific Art of Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg

Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg (1795-1876) is renowned for pioneering work on microscopic organisms. His fame is based mainly on his two beautifully illustrated monographic works. The first was the 1838 monograph on living (...)

Neoplatonic influence and the divine proportion in the works of Leonardo da Vinci

The influence of the neoplatonic Academy of Florence on the work of Leonardo da Vinci is shown. His fascination for the sacred geometry, the flower of life and especially the golden number appears in many Leonardo’s drawings (...)

A horse designed by Leonardo da Vinci and the golden ratio

A recently discovered drawing of a horse by Leonardo da Vinci gives us the opportunity to highlight the ubiquitous use of the golden ratio by the master, confirming the Greek inspiration of who was nicknamed the “new (...)

Feeling and Seeing: Colours, Matters and Forms of Feeling in Non-Figurative Art after the Second World War

From the end of the 19th century onwards, a renewed approach to the spectator’s perceptive act in the theoretical discourse on art was asserted, concomitantly with the psychological and philosophical discourse. The (...)

Mineral and/or living

The relationship between the mineral and the living has always been a subject of debate, but nowadays it is of growing interest, probably due to scientific advances that have blurred the classical distinction between living (...)

Editorial Board

Editor in chief

Marie-Christine MAUREL
Sorbonne Université, MNHN, Paris


Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris

Sorbonne Université

Mickaël FAURE
Ecole des Beaux-Arts

Jean-Charles HAMEAU
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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