Jonathan Williams Feature
A Life in Pictures
JW at St. Albans, Washington
D.C., ca 1941.
JW as Lucas Gerontes Servant in the Highlands Playhouse production of Moliere’s La Medecin Magre Lui, August 1950. Photo Charles J Wick II.
JW by Francine du Plessix MiddleCreek Falls near Skywinding Farm, Summer 1951.
JW as a PFC in the Army Medical Corp at Hoelderlins Tower in Tübingen, Germany 1953. Photo by William Pease.
JW by Robert Creeley at Black Mountain College, 1955 using JW’s Rolleiflex.
JW at Bob Brown’s New York City apartment, 1958, for the group signing of 14 Poets, 1 Artist. Photo by Robert Schiller.
From right to left: Fielding Dawson, Emmanuel Navaretta, Bob Brown and JW at the group signing. Photo by Robert Schiller.
JW second from right in back row. Paul Goodman front row second from left. Aspen Institute Volleyball Team, 1962.
JW on the Road in California, 1965. Photo by Brooke Elgie.
JW and Ronald Johnson ca 1965.
JW at Corundum Hot Springs, Aspen, Colorado, 1966. Photo by Willard Midgette.
JW at the Aspen Institute ca 1966. Photo by Douglas Lewis.
JW in 1968 with a thrysus designed by Skip Taylor. Photo by Ralph Eugene Meatyard © The Estate of Ralph Eugene Meatyard, courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco.
JW in Versailles, Kentucky, 1975. Photo by Guy Mendes.
JW and Fielding Dawson searching for Dizzy Gillespie’s birthplace, Cheraw, South Carolina, 1975.
Thomas Meyer and JW ca early 1970s.
17. From right to left: Joel Oppeneheimer, Allen Ginsberg, Michael Rumaker and JW at the 25th anniversary of Gotham Book Mart, February 14, 1976. Photo by Shelley M Brown.
Colonel Williams and Colonel Sanders at Corn Close, 1976. JW’s Sweater designed by Astrid Furnival features an image of Samuel Palmer. Photo by Joseph Anderson.
From left to right: Basil Bunting, JW and Thomas Meyer at the back bar, Hotel Durham, during a November 18, 1977 Colpitts Reading Series event organized by Richard Caddel. Photo by David James.
JW near Corn Close, Dentdale, Cumbria, 1979. Photo by Elizabeth Matheson.
JW and Thomas Meyer at Corn Close, August, 1981. Photo by Guy Mendes. [The camera appears to be a Mamiyaflex C330 – J.T.]
JW at Shaker Village, 1982. Photo by Guy Mendes.
JW with folk artist Raymond Coins’ hand to the left, ca 1986. Photo by Roger Manley.
JW ca late 1980s. Photo by Doug Moore.
JW at the entrance to his mountain home, Skywinding Farm, Scaly Mountain, North Carolina, 2003. Photo by Dobree Adams.
JW at Skywinding Farm, 2005. Photo by Reuben Cox.