Art or Science?

By Allison Daskam

Art and science occupy different spheres of history but share a commonality of finesse and function.

The paintings of Leonardo da Vinci are among the most famed in the world. The "Mona Lisa" alone, valued at nearly $800M, is viewed by roughly six million people each year. Da Vinci holds a top ranking in the Renaissance movement, but his artistry was grounded in science. The painter conducted in-depth studies of mathematics and human anatomy to inform his artwork, and he executed drafts and sketches with supreme accuracy. His artistic legacy is matched only by his meticulous precision.

Marie Curie forever changed the worlds of physics and chemistry. The Nobel Prize winner made groundbreaking discoveries about radiation and is known for relentless dedication to research. While her experiments followed a scientific regimen, an artistic thread ran through the scientist's mind. She developed creative hypotheses, and a sense of wonder and curiosity were permanent residents in her laboratory. Her imaginative thinking resulted in historic accomplishments—Madame Curie advanced the field of science with sophisticated artistry.

Marie Curie and Leonardo Da Vinci are historic greats not only for their accomplishments but for their methods. They married tried-and-true concepts with unique ideas to change the trajectory of their fields.

At Art & Science Communications, we value the product and the process. Our craft thrives on a well-balanced approach, and it's not a question of art or science, but how to synthesize the two.

So, if you're looking for storytelling with finesse and function, you've come to the right place.