Vincenzo Agnetti was born in Milan in 1926. He began his career as a poet and then he started his artistical activity in the late Fifties. In 1967 he realized his first exhibition at Palazzo dei Diamanti in Ferrara and then many other exhibitions across Italy and abroad will follow: Telemuseo Eurodomus Milan (1970), Pinacoteca Nazionale in Bari (1973), Museum am Ostwall in Dortmund (1974), Contemporary Art Pavillion in Milan (1981).
He suddenly died on the 2nd of September 1981. In 1982 the MART of Rovereto dedicated him the exhibition Vincenzo Agnetti “Retrospettiva (1967 – 1980)”.