Here are some rough categories of science-related art for use as starting points. (My bias is showing: many are biology related.)
-Is art parasitic on science? Does art ever inspire science or lead science to new areas of inquiry?
-Is art about science beneficial to the public or confusing issues in science?
-Art is often based on allegory and symbols, by their nature inaccurate; science often strives for accuracy and precision. Is it possible to make wholly accurate art?
-Should it be possible to inject more skepticism into the often ‘New Agey’ art world of artistic subjects? Technique often relies on innovative technologies, media and materials; should this be a starting point?
-How much scientific content is there in your local art gallery? Is science obviously intended as villain, savior, or inspiration?
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