The Skywatching Art of Dr. Annette Lee #ArtTuesday

Dr. Annette Lee brings together science and her native culture to make her celestial paintings. Here’s more from Art the Science:

“Going along in academia, I almost felt like a ping pong ball or a pendulum,” Lee describes. “It’s got to be one or the other—I did mathematics, then I did painting, then I did astrophysics, then I did painting.”

However, her culture helped her understand that science and art need not be separated. Lee believes that art and science are connected to the different components of mind, body, heart, and spirit. “The science is rooted in the mind and the body, and the art is more rooted in the heart and the spirit,” she explains.

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