Bulletin 89 : In Search of the Miraculous (Songs for the North Atlantic ; July 1975 - )
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 29.1 x 22.2 cm.
  • [4] pp.
  • edition size 800
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Bulletin 89 : In Search of the Miraculous (Songs for the North Atlantic ; July 1975 - )

Bas Jan Ader

Bulletin 89 : In Search of the Miraculous (Songs for the North Atlantic ; July 1975 - )

description

Single folded sheet, artist's project by Bas Jan Ader constituting the artist's last work as he was lost at sea after this work was mailed to recipients as he was sailing to Amsterdam.

references

"Extra Art : A Survey of Artists' Ephemera 1960 - 1999" by Steven Leiber, Ralph Rugoff, Anne Moeglin-Delcroix, Todd Alden, Ted Purves. San Francisco / Santa Monica, CA : California College of Arts and Crafts [CCAC] / Smart Art Press, 2001, pp. 61.
"In & Out of Amsterdam : Travels in Conceptual Art, 1960 - 1976" by Christophe Cherix, Phillip van den Bossche, Cathleen Chaffee, Rini Dippel, Paula Feldman, Christian Rattemeye. New York, NY : The Museum of Modern Art, 2009, pp. 60, 148.
"Art & Project Bulletins 1 - 156 : September 1968 - November 1989" by Clive Phillpot, Adriaan van Ravesteijn, Tin Geerts. London / Cambridge / Paris, United Kingdom / United Kingdom / France : Cabinet Gallery / 20th Century Art Archives / & Christophe Daviet-Thery Livres et Ă©ditions d'artistes, 2011, pp. 66 - 67.
"Artists' Magazines : An Alternative Space for Art" by Gwen Allen. Cambridge / London, MA / United Kingdom : The MIT Press, 2011, pp. 235.
"Bas Jan Ader : Death is Elsewhere" by Alexander Dumbadze. Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press, 2013.
Amsterdam, Netherlands: Art & Project,
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$2,500.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Sent copy with light handing marks. Sheet lightly aged with light colored discoloration at sheet edges of recto and verso.
[Object # 23337]