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Net of Being - By Alex Grey. New book, available November 2012. Published by Inner Traditions.

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Alex Grey 'Net of Being'

  1. 1. November 2012Net of BeingAlex Grey with Allyson GreyHow Alex Grey’s visionary art is evolving the cultural body through iconsof interconnectedness• Includes over 200 reproductions of Grey’s artwork• Contains spectacular photos of Grey’s collaboration with the cult band TOOL plus his worldwide live-painting performances• Offers Grey’s reflections on how art evolves consciousness with a new symbology of the Networked SelfRevealing the interwoven energies of body and soul, love and spirit that illuminatethe core of each being, Alex Grey’s mystic paintings articulate the realms of con-sciousness encountered during visits to entheogenic heaven worlds. His paintingNet of Being—inspired by a blazing vision of an infinite grid of Godheads during anayahuasca journey—has reached millions as the cover and interior of the band November 2012TOOL’s Grammy award–winning triple-platinum album, 10,000 Days. Net of Being isone of many images Grey has created that have resulted in a chain reaction of uses— Inner Traditions ISBN 978-1-59477-384-6from apparel and jewelry to tattoos and music videos—embedding these iconic works $49.95 (CAN $56.95) Hardcoverinto our culture’s living Net of Being. The book explores how the mystical experience expressed in Alex Grey’s work opens 208 pages, 101/2 x 131/2a new understanding of our shared consciousness and unveils the deep influence art Full-color throughoutcan have on cultural evolution. The narrative progresses through a successive expan- Rights: Worldsion of identity—from the self, to self and beloved, to self and community, world spirit, Art/Spiritualityand cosmic consciousness, where bodies are transparent to galactic energies. Presentingover 200 images, including many never-before-reproduced paintings as well as master-works such as St. Albert and the LSD Revelation Revolution and Godself, the book alsodocuments performance art, live-painting on stage throughout the world, and the “socialsculpture” called CoSM, Chapel of Sacred Mirrors, that Grey cofounded with his wifeand creative collaborator, artist Allyson Grey.Alex Grey is the author of Sacred Mirrors, Transfigurations, The Mission of Art, andArt Psalms. His work has graced numerous album covers including those of Nirvana,TOOL, and the Beastie Boys; appeared in Newsweek and TIME Magazine; and beenexhibited throughout the world. In 2004, Alex and his wife, artist Allyson Grey,opened the Chapel of Sacred Mirrors (CoSM) in New York City, a gallery and sacredspace for Alex’s original paintings and other visionary artworks. In 2009, CoSM, nowa church, moved from Manhattan to the Hudson Valley. Alex Grey and Allyson Greylive in Brooklyn and Wappinger, New York. Author Alex GreyAlso by Alex Grey Sacred Mirrors Transfigurations Sacred Mirrors Cards Alex Grey, with Ken Wilber and Alex Grey Alex Grey Carlo McCormick Inner Traditions Inner Traditions Inner Traditions ISBN 978-1-59477-017-3 ISBN 978-1-59477-162-0 ISBN 978-0-89281-314-8 $39.95 (CAN $55.00) pb $19.95 (CAN $25.95) Boxed Set $29.95 (CAN $43.95) pb 45,000 copies sold 15,000 copies sold 116,000 copies sold 11