Emilio Tadini was born in Milan, Italy. He was a painter, sculptor, writer and poet. Tadini was an accomplished artist in visual art and literary art. He described himself “a writer who paint, a painter who write’’ to Umberto Eco, the Italian novelist. Tadini’s published works includes the novel “L'armi, l'amore”, “Eccetera”, and the poetry “L'insieme delle cose.” He’s paintings have garnered much attention since 1965, when he participated a group exhibition at Studio Marconi with Mario Schifano, Valerio Adami, and Lucio Del Pezzo. Tadini had exhibited at the Venice Biennale in 1978 and 1982, as well as several solo exhibitions in Italy and Germany in the late 1980s. Tadini was the President of Milan Brera Academy from 1997 to 2000. In 2001, a major retrospective exhibition of Tadini was held in Royal Palace of Milan. Tadini passed away in Milan on September 25, 2002, aged 75.