Art and Science: Visual Metaphors

Art and Science: Visual Metaphors

Saturday, January 16 – 4:30 – 5:35pm

B. Art and Science: Visual Metaphors- Glendon Mellow and Felice Frankel

Description: How has our vocabulary of metaphors changed in the wake of scientific inquiry and visualization? This year, let’s take a trip through metaphors in science-based art and discuss how visual representations can enhance understanding, inspire wonder in science and the tension along the Accuracy-Artistic Divide.


An introductory post, showing an example of visual metaphor from art history. -Glendon Mellow