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The body of a slim young man. 1970s. Marco Silombria, signed.

The body of a slim young man. 1970s. Marco Silombria, signed.

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The body of a slim young man. 1970s. Marco Silombria signed.
Marco Silombria, Italian advertising graphic designer, artist and ceramist.
charcoal and wax on paper.
Signed bottom right: Silombria.

On the back of the drawing there is a sketch of a boy's head, with a clear allusion to the hairstyle of hats with a Greek band.

Silombria uses the image of a classic ideal of the male body, with an idealized image of male youth, almost adolescent.

Notes on the artist:
A student of Emilio Scanavino, Silombria was one of the most innovative Italian advertisers. He worked for Fiat, Sai and for Riso Gallo for which he designed the historic brand.
Appreciated and esteemed painter and advertising graphic designer, who established himself in Turin starting from the end of the 1960s.

Having arrived in Turin in the 1950s, after having taken his first steps with famous artists such as Emilio Scavanino and Lucio Fontana, in that temple of ceramic art that is Albisola, Silombria had completed a long apprenticeship at the Sanguineti advertising agency, making himself noticed by Armando Testa. Subsequently he was one of the founders of the CGSS agency together with other important advertisers such as Silvio Saffirio, Gagliardi and Giorgio Caponetti.

He signed several successful advertising campaigns: from the one for Gallo rice to the Fiat 127, to the posters for the Textile Financial Group. homoerotic, between the new Dadaism and pop art, between Matisse and Piero Manzoni, always in the wake of the "joie de vivre" and through reinterpretations of the Dionysian and Olympic themes of classical art



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