The old art defends itself from modern primitive artists by suggesting that there is neither aesthetics nor psychosocial need for it
Every artist draws what he is, like self portraits, and every scientist represents himself as a bibliography.
Art may need to say something about the natural world and how beauty works.
Often great discoveries are made when techniques from one discipline are tried in another.
As a psychologist you would know that if it demands complicated mathematical transformation, something is going wrong.
Hybrid science+art pictures may be accompanied by an explanatory legend that helps the visitor decode the underlying science, if needed.
Darryl Wheye and Donald Kennedy, Subject Matter Matters, Science 10 October 2008: Vol. 322. no. 5899, pp. 196-197
Art versus the crystalline abstraction of knowledge represented by theoretical science