Photographs

"Being photographed does not make a man a good writer. It doesn't make a man anything."
     - Bukowski

Early, unknown photo of Charles Bukowski? Photo of Charles Bukowski with Sean Penn and a horrified Madonna Photo of Charles Bukowski and John Thomas Photo of Charles Bukowski being interviewed Photo of Charles Bukowski hoisting a cat skyward Photo of Charles Bukowski lifting weights Snapshot photo of Charles Bukowski Photo of Charles Bukowski wearing a ladies hat at his wedding Photo of Charles Bukowski at his wedding Photo of Charles Bukowski at his wedding Photo of Charles Bukowski in front of cracked glass Photo of Charles Bukowski posing with his art Polaroid photos of Charles Bukowski Photo of Charles Bukowski poses in swimming suit Photo of Charles Bukowski squinting Photo of Charles Bukowski in a towel or something Photo of Charles Bukowski leaning on a cane Photo of Charles Bukowski using a cane as a baseball bat Photo of Charles Bukowski picking up his dry cleaning Photo of Charles Bukowski eating a banana Photo of Charles Bukowskipushing a shopping cart through a parking lot Photo of Charles Bukowski loading a box of oranges into his Volkwagen Photo of Charles Bukowski on his porch in 1967 Photo of Charles Bukowski licking his finger Photo of Charles Bukowski acting in a play Photo of Charles Bukowski on the toilet Photo of Charles Bukowski standing in a post office lobby Photo of Charles Bukowski standing in a post office lobby being photobombed Photo of Charles Bukowski and his dog on a Los Angeles beach in the 1950s Photo of Charles Bukowski: Barflies on the set, Culver City, 1987 Photo of Charles Bukowski: Beer bottle, 1992 Photo of Charles Bukowski checking the PO box, 1990 Photo of Charles Bukowski flipping the bird, Siam West, 1985 Photo of Charles Bukowski in his office, 1982 Photo of Charles Bukowski on the toilet, San Pedro, 1982 Photo of Charles Bukowski at Pink Elephant liquor, Western ave., 1982 Photo of Charles Bukowski playing with the gardenhose, San Pedro, 1979 Photo of Charles Bukowski posing with lawn mower, San Pedro, 1981 Photo of Charles Bukowski reading at the Sweetwater, 1980 Photo of Charles Bukowski at Santa Anita racetrack, 1982 Photo of Charles Bukowski on skid row, Los Angeles, 1982 Photo of Charles Bukowski in McCowan's supermarket, San Pedro, 1990 Photo of Charles Bukowski with Mary Ann Swissler and Mat Gleason, San Pedro. Photo of Charles Bukowski drinking Schlitz beer, 1970s Photo of Charles Bukowski feeding another sheet into the SG-1 typer, 1970s Photo of Charles Bukowski posed in the driveway, San Pedro Photo of Charles Bukowski at Musso & Frank, 1990s Photo of Charles Bukowski in the driveway, San Pedro Photo of Charles Bukowski behind the wheel of the Volkswagen, 1970s Photo of Charles Bukowski on a beach south of Redondo, 1970s Photo of Charles Bukowski at his Carlton Way court apartment, 1970s Photo of Charles Bukowski in Hollywood, 1970s Photo of Charles Bukowski in Hollywood, 1970s Photo of Charles Bukowski with Linda Lee on Carlton Way, 1970s Photo of Charles Bukowski rescuing a cat from a fire Photo of Charles Bukowski with beer in hand, 1970s Photo of Charles Bukowski at the track, 1980s Photo of Charles Bukowski at the track, 1980s Photo of Charles Bukowski climbing in to the Volkswagen, 1970s Photo of Charles Bukowski on skid row, Los Angeles, 1960s Photo of young Charles Bukowski riding a pony Photo of Charles Bukowski and his parents, 1920s Photo of Charles Bukowski and his mother in the 1920s Photo of Charles Bukowski, probably in Pasadena, 1920s Photo of Charles Bukowski at the beach, 1920s Photo of Charles Bukowski and his parents, 1940s Another photo of Charles Bukowski and his parents, 1940s Photo of Charles Bukowski in 1947 Photo of Charles Bukowski and wife Barbara Frye in December of 1956 Photo of Charles Bukowski and wife Barbara Frye in December of 1956 Photo of Charles Bukowski and Neeli Cherkovski Photo of Charles Bukowski cradling a newborn daughter, the result of a one night stand with a mannequin, 1970s Photo of Charles Bukowski holding daughter Marina Louise Bukowski, 1965 Photo of Charles Bukowski and daughter Marina, early 1970s Photo of Charles Bukowski with daughter Marina at Santa Monica beach, late 1970s/early 80s Photo of Charles Bukowski posed 'breaking and entering,' 1960s Photo of Charles Bukowski looking thoughtful, as a serious poet should in a photograph, 1960s Photo of Charles Bukowski with the clay bust sculpted by Linda King Photo of Charles Bukowski with Barbara Martin and her husband Photo of Charles Bukowski's writing desk, 1960s Photo of Charles Bukowski: Morning person, 1970s Photo of Charles Bukowski with Tina Darby (photo torn by a jealous Linda King), 1970s Photo #1 of Charles Bukowski on a trip to Catalina island with Liza Williams, 1972 Photo #2 of Charles Bukowski on a trip to Catalina island with Liza Williams, 1972 Photo #3 of Charles Bukowski on a trip to Catalina island with Liza Williams, 1972 Photo #4 of Charles Bukowski on a trip to Catalina island with Liza Williams, 1972 Photo #5 of Charles Bukowski on a trip to Catalina island with Liza Williams, 1972 Photo #6 of Charles Bukowski on a trip to Catalina island with Liza Williams, 1972 Photo #7 of Charles Bukowski on a trip to Catalina island with Liza Williams, 1972 Photo #8 of Charles Bukowski on a trip to Catalina island with Liza Williams, 1972 Photo #9 of Charles Bukowski on a trip to Catalina island with Liza Williams, 1972 Photo #10 of Charles Bukowski on a trip to Catalina island with Liza Williams, 1972 Photo #11 of Charles Bukowski on a trip to Catalina island with Liza Williams, 1972 Photo #12 of Charles Bukowski on a trip to Catalina island with Liza Williams, 1972 Photo #13 of Charles Bukowski's DeLongpre Ave. court apartment, 1972 Photo #14 of Charles Bukowski's DeLongpre Ave. court apartment, 1972 Photo of Charles Bukowski during the making of The Bukowski Tapes with Barfly director Barbet Schroeder, 1984 Photo of Charles Bukowski on the porch at DeLongpre, 1970s Photo of Charles Bukowski in a German bar, 1970s Photo of Charles Bukowski separating the whites from the colors, 1970s Photo of Charles Bukowski preparing for a nap in a Jewish cemetery, 1970s Photo of Charles Bukowski preparing to throw typewriter into the air and catch it with one hand, a trick Bukowski often performed for visitors, 1970s Photo of Charles Bukowski at his writing desk, 1978 or 79, San Pedro Photo of Charles Bukowski bidding guests farewell after trying to drink away his wedding earlier that day, 1985 Photo of Charles Bukowski drinking beer before signing 5,836 books for Scott Harrison, 1990s Photo of Charles Bukowski closing the deal on a pound of herb with a Los Angeles Rastafarian, 1985 Surveillance photo of Charles Bukowski, San Pedro, 1980s Photo of Charles Bukowski with Linda Lee at Carlton Way court apartment, 1970s Photo of Charles Bukowski pontificating and gesticulating at Carlton Way court apartment, 1970s Photo of Charles Bukowski where Linda Lee forgets how to walk, Germany, 1970s Photo of Charles Bukowski having the time of his life on a Rhine river cruise, Germany, 1970s Photo of Charles Bukowski: Famous in Germany, anonymous at home, Germany, 1970s Photo of Charles Bukowski rescuing another cat from a fire, San Pedro, 1990s Photo of Charles Bukowski saying, 'This is a rock, motherfucker,' San Pedro, 1990s Photo of Charles Bukowski, hungry, 1980s Photo of Charles Bukowski firing up the Mac, San Pedro, early 1990s Photo of Charles Bukowski at LAX, 1980s Photo of Charles Bukowski in his writing room, 1992 or early 1993 Photo of Charles Bukowski getting into the BMW, Hollywood Park, 1980s Photo of Charles Bukowski: Bukowski has left the building, San Pedro, 1990s Photo of Charles Bukowski: I bury Paul... Photo of Charles Bukowski practicing for his imminent death, San Pedro, 1990s Photo of Charles Bukowski in the library, San Pedro, 1982

Photos by and courtesy of Michael Montfort, Sam Cherry, Liza Williams and the photographers otherwise noted.