Timeline

1942
Born in Winschoten, The Netherlands

Exhibitions

2006
All is Falling, Camden Art Centre, London, England
2005
Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York
2004
Modern Art, London, England
2002
Patrick Painter Inc, Santa Monica, California
2002
Equivocals – Body Figures in Action, Fine Arts’ School Galleries of Rouen, Rouen, France
2002
Please Don’t Leave Me, Trans, New York, New York
2001
Extreme Connoisseurship, Fogg Museum Harvard, Boston, Massachusetts
2001
Azerty, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
2001
Het Domein, Sittard, Netherlands
2000
München Kunstverein, Munich, Germany
2000
Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany
2000
Kunstverein Braunschweig, Germany
1999
Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York
1999
The Art Gallery, University of California, Irvine; Mary Porter Sweeny Art Gallery, University of California, Riverside; Sesnson Gallery, University of California, Santa Cruz
1997
Le Magasin, Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble
1995
Patrick Painter Editions, Vancouver, BC, Canada
1995
In Search of the Miraculous: A Homage to Bas Jan Ader, Villandry, London, England
1994
Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, New York
1994
Migrateurs, ARC Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France
1993
Bas Jan Ader - Films and Photo works, Museum Boijmans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam

Literature

2006
Hainley, Bruce. “Preview: ’Bas Jan Ader: Camden Arts Center’”, Artforum, Issue XLIV No.9, May 2006: 138.
2005
Kent, Rachel. “Pun to Paradox: Bas Jan Ader Revisited”, Parkett Issue No. 75, January 2006: 177-183.
2002
Frank, Peter. “Art Picks of the Week: Bas Jan Ader, Lawrence Weiner”, LA Weekly, 15-21 November 2002: 162
2000
Christopher Müller. Bas Jan Ader: Implosion, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Bonner Kunstverein, Kunstverein München, exhibition catalogue
1999
Bruce Hainley. ‘Legend of the Fall’, Artforum, March 1999
1999
Thomas Crow. Bas Jan Ader: A Bridge too Far, Delta Graphics, University of California, Irvine, exhibition catalogue
1999
Jan Tumlir. Bas Jan Ader: Artist and Time Traveler, Delta Graphics, University of California, Irvine, exhibition catalogue
1996
Thomas Crow, Modern Art in the Popular Culture, Yale University Press, London
1995
‘1965-1975: Reconsidering the Object of Art’, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, exhibition catalogue
1994–1995
‘Dutch Art since 1900’, Educational Broadcasting Corporation Teleac, The Netherlands, video
1994
James Roberts, “The artist who fell from grace with the sea’, Frieze, Issue 17, June/July/August