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Bas Jan Ader - Fall - artist's book - Publications - Meliksetian | Briggs

Artist's book from 1970

Published by Bas Jan Ader.

7.5 x 7.5 in / 19 x 19 cm

Offset lithography on paper, staple bound. 48 pages. Rare.

The book contains 22 film stills from Ader's seminal films "Fall 1, Los Angeles" and "Fall 2, Amsterdam". Left pages are blank, right pages have a single image. The stills of the two different films are separated by a blank spread.The only text is on the cover: top right: "FALL" bottom right: "BAS JAN ADER." In addition to the film stills there are also documentary photographs taken during the filming by William Leavitt (Fall 1) and Ger Van Elk (Fall 2). - text from Wolfs et al, "Please don't leave me" Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, 2006. P. 124 Item 43.