Alex Grey

Alex Grey

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.

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The Mystic Eye | An Excerpt from The Mission of Art

The Journey of Sacred Art When I was nineteen years old I had a dream in which I opened the lid of a trash can and saw myself with one side of my head shaved bald. The other side had long hair. This strange vision haunted me. Looking in the mirror I would imagine half of my hair...
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Alex Grey’s Artist’s Prayer in The Mission of Art

Creator of the universe, How infinite and astonishing Are your worlds. Thank you For your sacred art And sustaining presence Divine Imagination, Forgive my blindness, Open all my eyes. Reveal the light of truth. Let original beauty Guide my every stroke. Universal Creativity, Flow through me, From...
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