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The Visionary Artist
by Alex Grey
Anyone who attempts self-expression through art has touched the "secret power of vision" from which all great art flowers. The artist Alex Grey, who has evoked awe, rapture, and controversy over the past 20 years, is our preeminent explorer of this deep realm where creativity and divinity merge. On The Visionary Artist, Grey's first work on audio, he personally guides us t ...more
Audio CD, 0 pages
Published July 1st 2005 by Sounds True
(first published 2000)
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I listened to the audio version of this book particularly because Alex Grey was involved 100%. The first 2 discs were excellent insights and interviews. The last 2 discs contain visualization exercises for artists. It's like he is sitting there with you, guiding you along.
Alex Grey was born in Columbus, Ohio on November 29, 1953 (Sagittarius), the middle child of a gentle middle-class couple. His father was a graphic designer and encouraged his son’s drawing ability. Young Alex would collect insects and dead animals from the suburban neighborhood and bury them in the back yard. The themes of death and transcendence weave throughout his artworks, from the earliest d ...moreMore about Alex Grey...