William Segal

William Segal (1904-2000) was born in Macon, Georgia. After attending NYU on an athletic scholarship, he worked in magazine publishing, and soon started a series of publications that included "Gentry" and "American Textiles," and in that capacity met such notables as D. T. Suzuki, P. D. Ouspensky, and G.I. Gurdjieff. An acclaimed painter, he had several gallery exhibitions, including a 1999 retrospective at the Tibet House in New York City. He died in 2000 at the age of ninety-six.