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.
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.
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.
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.