LOT 6395
SOLD €700,00

Bas Jan Ader, two Art & Project bulletins

Bulletin No. 44. Bas Jan Ader, Broken Fall, Westkapelle October 10 1971. Amsterdam, Art & Project, 1971. Single folded sheet, 29.5 x 21 cm, 4 pp. B/w photographic image of the performance on double spread.

(2) Bulletin No.89. Bas Jan Ader, In Search of the Miraculous. Amsterdam, Art & Project, 1975. Single folded sheet, 29.5 x 21 cm, 4 pp. with a double-page photographical illustration, and musical score 'A Life On The Ocean Wave' by Henry Russell on rear page. Both near mint copies. Bas Jan Ader (1942-1975) disappeared during the performance In Search of the Miraculous, in which he attempted to cross the Atlantic Ocean from Massachusetts to England in a small sailboat. This bulletin was the last communication from the artist and became a seminal document to this extraordinary work.

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