The Wide White Space gallery opened on the ground floor of the house known as "Het Bootje" in Antwerp
in Autumn 1966.
Early exhibitions included works by Dr Hugo Heyrman
(The Happy Spacemaker) and Panamarenko
In its first years the gallery hosted many of the leading lights of the European art scene .
The gallery was an initiative of Anny De Decker
and Bernd Lohaus
. It closed in 1976.
- Dr Hugo Heyrman