Towards a Digital Renaissance? Art + Science = Technology? Warhol’s Marilyn in ‘True Colour 3D’

Mona Lisa re-visualised as a movable object in ‘True Colour 3D’ opens her eyes when tilted

Your images are stunningly good” wrote Dr Martin Kemp – Chair of the Institute of Materials.

Very promising technology” came from an associate of the National Institute for Health Research.

Maybe science needs art to allow for conceptual quantum leaps rather than incremental step changes for innovation?

Or do men need reminding of Faust’s: The eternal Feminine draws us upward so that STEM [Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths] can embrace the Arts and become STEAM? This Guardian article says: Innovation is born when Art meets Science or as Matt Ridley suggests in this TED talk, when ideas have sex.

Here are links to the paintings re-visualised by our Smart Knowledge Engine – a work in progress – in our unique True Colour 3D – with a few samples from Tate Britain:

Tate logo

Mona Lisa

Marilyn Monroe.

Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroes seem to stick their tongues out when they are being tilted and shown in different angles and perspectives.

Here I present the engine on video as I am thinking of a Digital Renaissance.

And here are the latest microscopic images to help the diagnosis of asthma as the most common childhood disease:

In the spirit of a ‘digital renaissance’, here are some images of touch tables in galleries that would make our re-visualisations very exciting as movable 3D objects:


And here are paintings from the Tate website – as original and re-visualised:


Plato said we need to match what is before our eyes [perceptions] with what is behind our eyes [concepts]. Science tends to ‘model’. And mathematical concepts don’t match physical realities. May our software help to build bridges across the chasms between our minds…

About Sabine Kurjo McNeill

I'm a mathematician and system analyst formerly at CERN in Geneva and became an event organiser, software designer, independent web publisher and online promoter of Open Justice. My most significant scientific contribution is
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