Bas Jan Ader  (Dutch, 1942-1975) 


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Bas Jan Ader Biography
1942   Born in Winschoten, The Netherlands
Selected 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
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