Born 1958 in Milan.
Since being featured in the 2003 Venice Biennale, Papetti emerged as one of the most important Italian painters today.
Papetti is a self-taught artist. His most recognizable body of work is focused on industrial archaeology, portraits and studies of nudes, frequently painted from a high-angle perspective.
He has been exhibiting since 1980. Recent museum exhibitions include the Galleria Comunale d’Arte in Cesena, Italy, and the Musei Civici di Villa Manzoni in Lecco, Italy.
Numerous individual shows in the most prestigious Italian galleries.