Some Artists Whose Work is Related to Science


Maurits C. Escher

tessellations, painter, printmaker
Makoto Nakamura tessellations, painter, printmaker
Marjorie Rice tessellations, painter, printmaker
Victor Vasarely tessellations, painter, printmaker
Bridget Riley tessellations, painter, printmaker
Ron Resch

tessellations, computer graphics

(Vegreville Pysanka, World’s Largest Psanka)


Leonardo da Vinci (1452—1519) painter, golden mean, Divine Proportion, painter, draftsman, sculptor, architect, engineer, biologist and anatomist; anatomical drawings
Seurat painter, golden mean
Piet Mondrian painter, golden mean
Salvador Dali painter, golden mean
Mel Bochner painter, golden mean
Michelangelo Buonarotti (1475—1564) painter, sculptor, anatomical drawings
Domenico Del Barbiere anatomical drawings
Baccio Bandinelli (1488—1560) sculptor, anatomical drawings
Peter Paul Rubens painter, anatomical drawings
Thomas Eakins painter, anatomical drawings
Rembrandt van Rijn painter, printmaker, anatomical drawings


Some Bioartists:

Eduardo Kac (genetically engineered rabbit, bacterial art)
Dr. Gunther von Hagens (humans preserved via plastination) 
David Kremers (advancement in MRIs through art)
Hans Danuser (frozen embryos)
Wim Delvoye (room size installation simulating the human digestive system)
Damien Hirst (preserved animals in formaldehyde and medical waste)
Chris Ofili (elephant dung in painting)
Justine Cooper (genetic self portrait, medical imaging)
Dr. Hunter O'Reilly (genetic self portrait, abstract and figurative)
Gary Schneider (genetic self portrait, medical imaging)
Joseph Beuys and Dieter Roth, who have deliberately used biochemical processes in their works, like the rotting of edible materials, to illustrate degeneration and decay.




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