A community for people who love the Visual Arts
Please bear with my initial self-introduction. It is just a preamble:
I am an electronics Engineer by training. I have been a professional in that field with decent success.
I have been practicing the visual arts, drawing, sketching, watercolors and photography for several years now. I have been fascinated with the world of art since childhood I was only reading about it.
I am a trained Veena player but woefully out of practice for several years.
So, I have always straddled the two fields perceived commonly as belonging to different worlds.
C P Snow made a power argument against the traditional division of ... A similar case my perhaps be made for arts and sciences
Here are some articles and research paper findings that show that at after all these world are not distinct and different at all but are intertwined.
by John Maeda who is a Japanese-American graphic designer, computer scientist, and author. His work in design, technology and leadership explores the area where the fields merge. I am sure his take on the subject is valuable.
I came across this article while researching a little for this post and explains the situation very simply. (It has some errors and typos that do not take away much from it. For instance, van't Hoff is spelled as can't Hoft)
A reference to this paper is what originally got me started on this post.
I hope you enjoy reading these!