THORSEN, J.J. Seven Rebels: Flugblatt. Bilder und Plastiken

(Gothenburg, Sweden): Galerie 54, 1962.  First edition.  20-page booklet.  Preface by Patrick O’Brien.  Catalogue for the event at Galerie 54, Odense Sept. – Oct., 1962 for the second Situationist International.  The group was formed by Jørgen Nash, Jens Jørgen Thorsen, Gordon Fazakerley, Hardy Strid, Stefan Larsson, Ansgar Elde, Jacqueline de Jong, and Patrick O’Brien following their expulsion from the Situationist International following a conflict between the “Parisian” and the “Scandinavian” tendencies amounting to a conceptual and an expressionist approach, or, to echo Jorn’s two tendencies of situlogy, a conflict between the ludic and the analytical.  The catalogue is illustrated with works by and photo-portraits of the artists.  A very good copy in stapled wrappers.  This example signed by by Patrick O’Brien and inscribed by Jens Jørgen Thorsen and Jørgen Nash.  Rare.



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