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consultant , museum director

Pontus Hulten, museum director, consultant.

Background

Hulten, Pontus was born on June 21, 1924 in Stockholm. Son of Eric and Elsei (Vougt) Hulten.

Education

Doctor Art History, University Stockholm, 1951.

Career

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.

Connections

Children: Felix, Klara.

father:
Eric Hulten

mother:
Elsei (Vougt) Hulten

Child:
Felix Hulten

Child:
Klara Hulten