Pontus Hulten, museum director, consultant.
Hulten, Pontus was born on June 21, 1924 in Stockholm. Son of Eric and Elsei (Vougt) Hulten.
Doctor Art History, University Stockholm, 1951.
Founding director National Museum Modern Art, Stockholm, 1958-1973. Director Musee National d'Art Moderne, 1973-1981. Founding director Museum Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 1981-1984.
Art director Palazzo Grassi Spa, Venice, Italy. Director New Art School, Paris. Founding director Jean Tinguely Museum, Basel, Switzerland, Kunsthalle, Bonn, Germany.
Consultant New Science Museum, Paris. Advisory consultant to president Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.