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Bernice Bing
Bernice Bing
Mixed Media
5" x 7"

Collage of shapes created from the work of Bernice Bing (1936-1998), known for her interest in the Beats, Zen Buddhism, and calligraphy-inspired abstraction.

Bing's large circle of friends included artists Joan Brown and Jay DeFeo. An LGBT activist and arts administrator, she thrived in the heart of the Beat scene in San Francisco’s North Beach. She effected vital changes in the San Francisco art world and community arts organizations that continue today