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Publisher Comments:

This is an inspirational book about art's power to bring about personal catharsis and spiritual awakening. Alex Grey's reflections combine his extensive knowledge of art history and his own first-hand experiences in creating art on the boundaries of consciousness. Included are practical techniques and exercises that can be used to explore the spiritual dimension of art. Challenging and thought-provoking, The Mission of Art will be enjoyed by everyone who has ever contemplated the deeper purpose of artistic expression.

About the Author

Alex Grey is best known for his depictions of the human body that "x-ray" the multiple layers of reality and reveal the interplay of anatomical and spiritual forces. His paintings have been featured in venues as diverse as the album art of the Beastie Boys, Newsweek magazine, the Discovery Channel, rave flyers and sheets of blotter acid. Grey's artworks have been exhibited and performed throughout the world and are chronicled in the book Sacred Mirrors: The Visionary Art of Alex Grey. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781570625459
Foreword:
Wilber, Ken
Author:
Wilber, Ken
Author:
Grey, Alex
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications
Location:
Boston
Subject:
General
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Individual Artist
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Criticism - General
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Criticism -- Theory.
Subject:
General Art
Subject:
Creativity
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st paperback ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
94-15
Publication Date:
20010331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
66 ILLUSTRATIONS
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.36x5.48x.84 in. .78 lbs.

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