The mission of art

By: Grey, Alex
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boulder Shambhala Publications 1998Description: xv, 255 p.: ill. Includes bibliographical references and indexISBN: 9781611806755Subject(s): Philosophy | Art - Conceptual | Criticism and interpretationDDC classification: 759.13 Summary: A 20th anniversary edition of the art classic that celebrates the intersection of creative expression and spirituality—from one of the greatest living artists of our time Twenty years after the original publication of The Mission of Art, Alex Grey’s inspirational message affirming art’s power for personal catharsis and spiritual awakening is stronger than ever. In this special anniversary edition, Grey—visionary painter, spiritual leader, and best-selling author—combines his extensive knowledge of art history with his own experiences in creating art at the boundaries of consciousness. Grey examines the roles of conscience and intention in the creative process, including practical techniques and exercises useful in exploring the spiritual dimensions of art. Challenging and thought-provoking, The Mission of Art will be appreciated by everyone who has ever contemplated the deeper purpose of creative expression. https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/71803/the-mission-of-art-by-alex-grey-foreword-by-ken-wilber/
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Table of contents:

1.Vision and Mission
2.To See or Not to See
3.Deeply Seeing
4.The Mystic Eye
5.Illuminating Visions
6.Art of Goodwill
7.Art as Spiritual Practice

A 20th anniversary edition of the art classic that celebrates the intersection of creative expression and spirituality—from one of the greatest living artists of our time
Twenty years after the original publication of The Mission of Art, Alex Grey’s inspirational message affirming art’s power for personal catharsis and spiritual awakening is stronger than ever. In this special anniversary edition, Grey—visionary painter, spiritual leader, and best-selling author—combines his extensive knowledge of art history with his own experiences in creating art at the boundaries of consciousness.
Grey examines the roles of conscience and intention in the creative process, including practical techniques and exercises useful in exploring the spiritual dimensions of art. Challenging and thought-provoking, The Mission of Art will be appreciated by everyone who has ever contemplated the deeper purpose of creative expression.

https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/71803/the-mission-of-art-by-alex-grey-foreword-by-ken-wilber/

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