Sculptor, conceptual artist, and stage designer Pino Pascali was born in Bari on 19 October 1935. Pascali mounted his first solo exhibition at Galleria La Tartaruga in Rome in 1965 and participated in the first Arte Povera exhibitions of the late 1960s.
Reference: Matthew Gale. “Pascali, Pino.” Grove Art Online. Oxford Art Online. Oxford University Press.
Further reading: Pino Pascali – a Multitude of Soap Bubbles Which Explode from Time to Time. Final Works 1967-1968 by Martin Holman (2011)
Trap, steel wool, 1968, London: Tate Modern
Levatoio, 1968, image: Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein
La vedova blu, 1968, Acrylic on wood structure.