He was born on the 4th of August in Castelmassa (Rovigo).
He obtained his Diploma at the Brera Art Academy in Milan.
He frequented the Academie Royale des Beaux Arts in Brussels (B).
He graduated in Architecture at the Ecole Nationale Superieure de la Cambre in Brussels (B).
Together with Piero Manzoni he founded the art review “Azimuth” and the Galleria Azimut in Milan.
He won the Gollin Prize at the XXXIII Venice Biennial, Venice.
He was awarded the Gold Medal at the VI Art Biennial in the Republic of San Marino.
He was awarded the First Prize at the Nagaoka Museum in Tokyo (J).
He was awarded the Praemium Imperiale for Painting in Tokyo (J).