The mystic paintings of Alex Grey articulate realms of psychedelic visionary consciousness, revealing interwoven energies of body and soul, love and spirit, illuminating the anatomical core of each being. Alex’s visual meditations on the nature of life and consciousness, the subject of his art, have reached millions through his five books, the exhibition and extensive reproduction of his artwork, speaking appearances including a popular TED talk, stage sets for major rock bands, video animation, and Grammy award winning album art.Allyson Grey, MFA, is a painter, social sculptor, and Alex’s creative collaborator, life partner and studio mate since art school in 1975. Allyson’s paintings essentialize a world view of chaos, order and secret writing: the material world, the interconnected realm of energy + light and the sacred symbols of creativity. Through private consultations and her blog on art and life, “Ask Allyson,” she serves as a muse to artists worldwide.Together the Grey’s co-founded the Chapel of Sacred Mirrors (CoSM), a spiritual cultural center in the Hudson Valley of New York. On the forefront of a movement in which painters join musicians on stage, the Grey’s have painted together live on Broadway stages and sold-out theaters, clubs and festivals in dozens of international cities across five continents. As long-time advocates of “cognitive liberty,” a growing international “sacramental culture” has embraced the Grey’s as important mapmakers and spokespersons for the visionary realm.In this exciting and inspiring interview, Alex and Allyson talks about their inevitable consequence of love – Visionary love that is an expression of a profound soulmate connection between two prolifically creative souls.You will also discover:
- How they met and fell in love with each other, because of LSD.
- Alex’s first encounter with LSD, and how it brought him out of long-term depression.
- How building and creating things together brought them closer as a couple for 41 years.
- The importance of having a shared spiritual center in every relationship.
- The influence of Tibetan Buddhism in Alex’s visionary work of art.
- Their vision of putting up the Entheon temple and how they intend to build it with the community.
The inevitable consequence of love
What is the inevitable consequence of love? Visionary love that is an expression of a profound soulmate connection between two prolifically creative souls?