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Bas Jan Ader

Bastiaan Johan Christiaan "Bas Jan" Ader was a Dutch conceptual artist, performance artist, photographer and filmmaker. He had lived in Los Angeles, California for the last twelve years of his life. His work was in many instances presented as photographs and film of his performances. He made performative installations, including Please Don't Leave Me. Ader was lost at sea in 1975, three weeks after he set off from the United States in a small sailing boat,...

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