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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

Issue 2

Recent articles

To botanize in visual arts: How plants integrate artistic practises of François Morellet, Anne & Patrick Poirier and Bernard Moninot

Among the contemporary artists having a link with plants, the present article proposes to focus on those who « herborize ». Three artistic approaches will be investigated in order to determinate the specificities of the (...)

The Americas sung and danced: Panorama of European performances dedicated to the New World, from the 16th century to the present day

For five centuries, the Americas have been seen, described, imagined and interpreted according to the political and intellectual interests that animated Old Europe. These representations are based on the multiple (...)

Leonardo da Vinci and the drawing of elliptical shapes

Leonardo da Vinci left us, in the folios of the Atlanticus Codex, three drawings proposing methods of construction of elliptical shapes. Analysis of these drawings shows that these methods are geometrically correct and that (...)

Leaves, moving and touching

This article examines the life of leaves in all its botanical diversity, and through all their artistic seizures. Through chlorophyll photosynthesis, to which they owe their green color, leaves are naturally linked to the (...)

“Cellular heroes": arts, histology and pedagogy

« Cellular Heroes » is an interdisciplinary project that involved 240 schoolchildren as well as teachers from the Grand Lycée Franco-Libanais of Beyrouth, and four external experts, scientists and / or artists from the (...)

Tuffen West FLS, FRMS (1823-1891): artist of the microscopic, naturalist, and populiser of microscopy

Tuffen West is known today as a British engraver and lithographer, active in the last half of the 19th century, who produced illustrations of the microscopic for the scientific and popular press. However, in his time, he (...)

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 (...)

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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