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ADER, Bas Jan (1942 - 1975), Performance artist, happenings artist, installation artist, photographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ADER, Bas Jan (1942 - 1975), Performance artist, happenings artist, installation artist, photographer

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Dutch, 20th century, male.

Active in the USA from 1963.

Born 1942, in Winschoten; died 1975, while crossing the Atlantic.

Performance artist, happenings artist, installation artist, photographer.

Conceptual Art.

Bas Jan Ader settled in the USA when he was 21 years old, and studied art and philosophy at the University of California in Irvine, where he would later teach. After 1969 he quickly became

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