Francesco Vezzoli was born in 1971, in Brescia, Italy. He studied at the Central St. Martin's School of Art in London from 1992 to 1995. His work has been exhibited at many institutions including: "The Films of Francesco Vezzoli," The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York (2002); Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin (2002); Fondazione Prada, Milan (2004 and 2005); Museu Serralves, Porto (2005); Le Consortium, Dijon (2006); "Marlene Redux: A True Hollywood Story (Part One)," Tate Modern, London (2006); "Dalí Dalí Featuring Francesco Vezzoli," Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2009-2010); "Marlene Redux: A True Hollywood Story!" Kunsthalle Wien (2009); and the Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow (2010). Past performances include "Right You Are (If You Think You Are)," Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (2007) and "Ballets Russes Italian Style (The Shortest Musical You Will Never See Again)," Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (2009).
Vezzoli currently lives and works in Milan.