Alex Grey

Alex Grey
Photo by Daniel Salla

Alex Grey is a visionary artist. His work has been featured on the cover of Tool’s Lateralus album and the cover of the book DMT: The Spirit Molecule. He’s known for his extremely detailed anatomical psychedelic paintings.

Prior to his success as a painter, Grey was a performance and conceptual artist known for particularly dark works.

He is a practitioner of Vajrayana Buddhism and a member of Ken Wilber’s Integral Institute.

Official Site

alexgrey.com

Unofficial Sites

Wikipedia entry

Recent News

Alex and Allyson Grey healing after car accident

Works

Chapel of Sacred Mirrors
Photo by Melissa Garcia

Obama portrait by Alex Grey

Alex Grey paints Dr. Albert Hofmann

Sacred Mirrors is a book of full color art work by Alex Grey, along with biographical details and notes from the artist.

Transfigurations Another book of artwork, photographs and information. Recommended.

Mission of Art a book by Ken Wilber on art and its role in society. Includes a few black and white illustrations.

Interviews

Alex Grey speaking about ayahuasca Video

Alex Grey interview in SF Gate March 2008

The Vikings Youth interview with Alex & Allyson Grey July 2006

Mavricks of the Mind interviews Collection of interviews with Timothy Leary, Robert Anton Wilson, Terrence McKenna, John Lily, Alex Grey and many more.

Lectures

Alex, Allyson, & Zena Grey talk on “Art, Love, Family and Psychedelics” at Burning Man 2003 (I was there!)

Second Attention: lectures on consciousness expansion Audio of lectures by the likes of Timothy Leary, Robert Anton Wilson, and Alex Grey. Plus a couple of videos.

See Also

Paul Laffoley

DMT

Ken Wilber

1 Comment

  1. Brittnie A. Morales

    April 18, 2012 at 12:12 pm

    fuck man!! i fucking love Alex Greys work mainly what he did for TOOL man fuck yea!! i hope i get to go to that church or musium place soon fuck yea!! U rock dude!! and I fucking love TOOL<3 Maynard<33

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