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Pontus Hultén

Swedish art collector and museum director

Died when: 82 years 127 days (988 months)
Star Sign: Cancer

 

Pontus Hultén

Karl Gunnar Vougt Pontus Hultén (21 June 1924 – 26 October 2006) was a Swedish art collector and museum director.Pontus Hultén is regarded as one of the most distinguished museum professionals of the twentieth century.

He was the pioneering former head of the Museum for modern art in Stockholm and in the 1970s he was invited to participate in the creation of the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, where he was its first director in 1974–1981.


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