"Tony Kaye's most noted work was Roger, wherein he retained a homeless man to wander the halls of international museums, including the Tate, the British Museum, and San Francisco MoMA.

"The idea was not necessarily to raise consciousness about the problem of homelessness; it was to get Kaye's name in the papers."

[Kaye numbered Damien Hirst among his friends. "I remember he did a documentary where he said he was going to take a shit in a gallery," Hirst recalled, "and I was crossing my fingers saying, 'Come on Tony, you've got to do it, you've got to do it...'" He didn't.]

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