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Ten years of visionary artwork from a rare artist embraced by critics, spiritual leaders, and the general public during his lifetime. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;* Includes essays on Grey's work by the renowned art critic Donald Kuspit and by Stephen Larsen, author of andlt;Iandgt;Fire in the Mind: The Authorized Biography of Joseph Campbellandlt;/Iandgt;. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;* The long-awaited follow-up to andlt;Iandgt;Sacred Mirrors.andlt;/Iandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Every once in a great while an artist emerges who does more than simply reflect the social trends of the time. These artists are able to transcend established thinking and help us redefine ourselves and our world. Today, a growing number of art critics, philosophers, and spiritual seekers believe they have found that vision in the art of Alex Grey.andnbsp; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Iandgt;Transfigurationsandlt;/Iandgt; is the eagerly awaited follow-up to andlt;Iandgt;Sacred Mirrorsandlt;/Iandgt;, one of the most successful art books of the 1990s. It includes all of Grey's major works completed in the past decade, including the masterful seven-paneled altarpiece andlt;Iandgt;Nature of Mindandlt;/Iandgt;, called "the grand climax of Grey's art" by Donald Kuspit. Grey's portrayals of human beings blend scientific exactitude with visionary depictions of universal life energy, leading us on the soul's journey from material world encasement to recovery of our divinely illuminated core.andnbsp;

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This eagerly awaited follow-up to "Sacred Mirrors", one of the most successful art books of the 1990s, includes all of Grey's major works completed in the past decade, including the masterful seven-paneled altarpiece Nature of Mind. 75 color images.

Synopsis:

The long awaited follow up to his bestselling 'Sacred Mirrors'.

About the Author

Alex Grey is the author of andlt;Iandgt;Sacred Mirrorsandlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;The Mission of Artandlt;/Iandgt;. His work has graced the album covers of Nirvana and the Beastie Boys, has appeared in andlt;Iandgt;Newsweekandlt;/Iandgt;, and has been exhibited around the world, including the New Museum and Stux Gallery in New York City, the Grand Palais in Paris, and the ARK exhibition space in Tokyo. In 1999 the Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego honored Grey with a mid-career retrospective. He lives in New York with his wife, artist Allyson Grey, and their daughter, actress Zena Grey.

Table of Contents

Foreword 

    Albert Hofmann

Transfigurations

    An Artist's Journey

       Stephen Larsen

    Early Years

    Performance Rites

    Hieros Gamos: Sacralizing Relationship

       Interview with Alex and Allyson Grey

    The Sacred Mirrors

    Transfiguration

Alex Grey's Mysticism

    Donald Kuspit

Art and the Integral Vision

    A Conversation with Ken Wilber and Alex Grey

Nature of Mind

Chapel of Sacred Mirrors

World Soul

Cosmic Christ

Acknowledgments

Product Details

ISBN:
9780892818518
Author:
Grey, Alex
Publisher:
Inner Traditions International
Location:
Rochester, VT
Subject:
General
Subject:
Individual Artist
Subject:
History, modern
Subject:
Art
Subject:
Spirituality
Subject:
Spirituality in art
Subject:
Grey, Alex
Subject:
History - Modern (Late 19th Century to 1945)
Subject:
Individual Artists - General
Subject:
Art - Artists
Subject:
ART/SPIRITUALITY
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series Volume:
104-223
Publication Date:
20011031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
202 color and 93 bandamp;w images
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
13.5 x 10.5 in

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"Synopsis" by , This eagerly awaited follow-up to "Sacred Mirrors", one of the most successful art books of the 1990s, includes all of Grey's major works completed in the past decade, including the masterful seven-paneled altarpiece Nature of Mind. 75 color images.
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