[Wyckaert, Maurice]. Olbilder – Maurice Wyckaert. Munchen: Galerie Van de Loo, n.d. . n.p. [12 p.]; ill.; 23 x 24 cm.; yellow wrappers with text in black.
Catalog of Maurice Wyckaert’s exhibition at Galerie Van de Loo in Munich, held form March 23 to April 26, 1961. Includes a brief introduction by C. Caspari.
This is the catalog of the exhibition that led to Wyckaert’s exclusion from the Situationist International (in April 1961). The painter’s departure occured “following an attempt to meddle in the SI’s affairs by the art dealer Otto Van de Loo, who had hoped to influence its politics by making threats and promises to several situationists with whom he had personal relations” (http://www.cddc.vt.edu/sionline/chronology/1961.html).
Wyckaert is best known for having been chosen to read the Declaration in the Name of the Fourth SI Conference to the Institute of Contemporary Arts, at the Institute of Contemporary Arts on 28 September 1960. Often viewed as a relatively “minor” figure in the SI, Wyckaert’s works and contributions were brought to light in Gérard Berréby & Danielle Orhan (éds), L’Œuvre peint (1947-1996). Paris: Allia, 2012.