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Bas Jan Ader | the artist


The artist Bas Jan Ader
Born 1942, Winschoten, Netherlands.
Died 1975, Near the coast of Cape Cod, on the Atlantic Ocean.
Style and technique of the artist: Performance Art, Conceptual Art,

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Bas Jan Ader is both well known and little known as an artist. He died, or disappeared in 1975 at the age of 33, in a boat somewhere off the coast of Cape Cod. He was attempting to cross the Atlantic Ocean in a 13 foot sailboat. Why?

A retrospective of the photography, collages, and films of Bas Jan Ader.

FALL II

Thoughts unsaid, then forgotten

Dutch/Californian artist Bas Jan Ader was last seen 9n 1975 when he took off in the smallest boat ever to cross the Atlantic. He left behind a small, unusually influental oevre-more so today then ever before.