Playboy Magazine August 1956

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Playboy August 1956

Cover: Paintings

Playmate: Jonnie Nicely

Pictorials: "The Ekberg Bronze", features three pages plus four page B&W insert of Swedish actress Anita Ekberg in figure studies for sculptor Sepy Dobronyi; pictorial: "Piltdown Painting Party" showcases trendy "bohemian" Chicagoans out on a graffiti painting spree of downtown road underpasses.

Features: Article by novelist Evelyn Waugh, "The Death of Painting," decries the faults of modern art; fiction, "You Can't Have Then All" by Charles Beaumont; "Ad Lib Exit" by Willard Marsh; 4-page insert of cartoons by Shel Silverstein (1st appearance).

Pages: 72