See man

When Dan Wolgers was invited to exhibit at the group exhibition See Man, he wanted to highlight the poor remuneration conditions of artists, as he saw it. He therefore took two benches from Liljevalchs on his own initiative and handed them in to Stockholms Auktionsverk where they were sold to a hair salon. Wolger's actions were reported to the police by two private individuals, which led to him being sentenced to probation and 60 daily fines. When the verdict came, Wolgers sold the document with service unopened to his gallerist in Norway. For the modest sum wolgers received from the bench auction, he bought a fax machine for his studio. The judgment has since been sold several times, most recently at auction in 2016 for SEK 300,000. The irony of the crow song was that Dan Wolgers argued that Liljevalch's art gallery carried out a similar theft against him when, without informing him or getting his approval, they made a pastiche of one of Wolger's works used for press and vernissage cards and more. The work in question was the Yellow Pages catalogue, which Wolgers had been invited to make catalogue covers for 1992. He then simply put out his name and phone number all over the page. The catalogue was then distributed for free throughout the country. Today, Wolger's catalogue is in the collections at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. See man was a group exhibition where the central theme was man from a contemporary perspective. Participating artists included Helene Billgren, Lena Cronqvist, Cecilia Edefalk, Marianne Lindberg De Geer, Rita Lundqvist, Ann-Sofi Sidén, Kjartan Slettemark, Jan Svenungsson and Tommy Östmar.

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