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In the history of art, one can find numerous artists who have interpreted scientific perspectives and inventions. These texts will provide insight into the interchange between science and art - from Leonardo da Vinci’s systematic studies of nature to the caricatures of Darwin and science in contemporary art.

28 March 2014

Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance
Leonardo, who today is considered to be the founder of High Renaissance style, was an artist, architect, inventor, engineer and scientist.

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28 March 2014

The Scientific Revolution and the Baroque
While deviations from Aristotle’s teachings were often seen as an attack on the church in the 1500s, during the 1600s studies of nature...

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28 March 2014

OplysningstidenThe Age of Enlightenment
The Age of Enlightenment is a period in European intellectual history that can be placed around the 1700s. The period was characterised by a strong belief in the...

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28 March 2014

Den industrielle revolution og romantikkenThe Industrial Revolution and Romanticism

In the 19th century, natural philosophy branched out into the specialised sciences, Darwin’s theory of evolution created uproar and great progress was made in technology.

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28 March 2014

Fra Einstein til EliassonFrom Einstein to Eliasson
In the 1900s many new groundbreaking scientific theories emerged as artists experimented with time and space...


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