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Erik Dietman was born in Jönköping, Sweden, in 1937. He studied at
the academy of fine arts in Malmo but lived in France for most of his
life; he died in Paris in 2002.
He was a member of the Fluxus
movement, that asserted the intrinsic artistic quality of even the most
common gesture, and claimed artistic creation should not be confined to
the field of aesthetics, but be part of the flow of daily life, on
behalf of an absolute conception of art.
Among the exhibits he
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