Born in Merano (Italy) in 1951, he is an italian painter, photographer and writer.
In 1970’s he studied history of art in Bologna, where he met Renato Barilli, who was the curator of his first photographic exhibition in Galleria De’ Foscherari, in 1977.
He held several exhibitions in national and international galleries and museums and he participated at three Venice Biennale, one Paris Biennale and two Rome Quadriennale.
Since the beginning of his career, he led the idea of the total art with a chirurgical work on body and soul of the artist transformed in artworks. He defined the contemporary eclectism of an artist which is clearly reflected in his large use of photography, painting and writing as the essential elements to describe the world.
He is one of the founder of Nuovo Fumetto Italiano, he published articles for Italian and French magazine, he collaborated with many newspaper, Italian artists, many companies and singers.
He is now living and working mainly between Milan and Merano.
Marcello Jori. Supereroi - Galleria Umberto di Marino, Napoli
Marcello Jori è Pinocchio - Galleria Mazzoli, Modena
Marcello Jori: giacimenti - De Primi Fine Art sa, Lugano
Marcello Jori - Le Grand Jour À L’Île De La Grande Jatte - Fondazione Marconi, Milan
Marcello Jori: La Gara della Bellezza - MUSEION - Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
Marcello Jori - Gli Albi dell'Avventura - Fondazione Marconi, Milan
Giacimenti - Galleria Annovi, Sassuolo, MO
L'accordo - Galleria Annovi, Sassuolo, MO
Marcello Jori "L'accordo" - Galleria Cardelli & Fontana, Sarzana, Sp
Giacimenti di fortune - Galleria Francocancelliere, Messina
Marcello Jori - Ecce Homo - Galleria Goethe, Bolzano
marcello jori star system - Goethe2, Bolzano
Metodologia del caos - Galleria Annovi, Sassuolo, MO
Neve di Mare - Galleria Santo Ficara, Florence
Ti adoro - Galleria de' Foscherari, Bologna
Marcello Jori - Storie di mare, di legno e di marmo - Galleria Cardelli & Fontana, Sarzana, Sp
Jori di Napoli - Umberto Di Marino - Giuliano in Campania, Giuliano in Campania, NA
Marcello Jori - Galleria Civica di Trento, Trento