Green sketchbook: [missing cover, 1967-1998]

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Reflections on philosophy, spirituality, consciousness and existentialism, and an obituary clipping of Bernice Bing dated October 1998 (Page 33). Provenance includes: Page 7, dated 1/6/67, titled Alan Watts, 'Occults'; Page 9, titled Alan Watts, 'Jack-in-a-Box', The Guru and the ridiculous"; Page 11, titled Alan Watts: Psychology as a new cult?; Page 13, titled [Sat. eve?]: Dialogue between Alan Watts and Maurice Friedman, 'Zen verse Hasidism'; Page 15, dated Jan. 8, 1967, titled Betty's Dream; Page 27 handwritten notation only, dated Jan. 20-22, titled R. Buckminster Fuller, Geodesic Dome; Page 29, titled Mary Ann; Page 31, dated Fri: Jan 27, 1967, titled Ja[me?] Pike; Page 35, dated Jan. 27, titled H. Cox, Plato is dead; Page 39, titled ecstatic experience (standing outside); Page 41, titled senoi cult (dream image - relief in clay); Page 69, dated Fri, 3/17, titled C[olin?] Wilson.. ; Page 71, titled Sat, morn.; Page 79, titled Harner: Shaman, Alternative Views of Reality... ; Page 81, titled Ts[u nqi?], super-natural [a?]vishim; Page 83, titled arutum=ancient spirit; Page 85, titled second soul: Muisak; Page 136, [signed by?] Professor D[enali?]; Page 194, handwritten weekly schedule only for Jan 30.


Type of resource mixed material
Form Sketchbooks
Extent 1 bound volume, 196 pages, 21.59 x 27.94 cm
Date created [ca. January 1, 1967 - 1998]
Language English
Digital origin reformatted digital


Creator Bing, Bernice, 1936-1998


Subject Bing, Bernice, 1936-1998
Subject Watts, Alan, 1915-1973
Subject Asian American artists
Subject Asian American women artists
Subject Nude in art
Subject Chinese American artists
Subject Art, Abstract > United States
Subject Artists
Subject Lesbian artists
Subject Consciousness
Genre Sketchbooks
Genre Art
Genre Pen and ink drawings
Genre Obituaries

Bibliographic information

Note Spiral-bound sketchbook with remnants of missing green paper front cover. Consists of 40 illustrated pages of pen and ink figures, paint studies and samples, and nude sketches; 12 handwritten pages of text and diagrams. Handwritten dates and titles accompany illustrations.
Note Digitized from original by Stanford Libraries.
Source ID sul:M2651_b01_f05
Location M2651
Repository Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives

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