Marc Pottier | Curriculum Vitae
Law and Economics, Paris II University
Opening of the Art Advisory Service office 1 rue de la Chaise
in Paris. Working on different Public Art projects in Brazil
and Middle East. Preparing “Iranian Pulse”, Iranian photo
& video for the Biennale in Brasilia-Brazil (November 2010).
Co-curator of the exhibition “L’art vous va si
bien, bijoux sculptures” at museum La Piscine, Roubaix,
Advisor for the cultural project of l’Ile Seguin
Advisor for the Foundation CivEurop, doing the first
cultural European web guide.
From October 2006
Working on the creation of an artists’park in Jordan,
“The Garden of Light” in Jordan
September 2002 – September 2006
Cultural attaché at the French Embassy in Lisbon, Portugal.
Creator and Curator of Luzboa – International Biennale on the
Theme of Light (2004 and 2006). In April 2005, founder of ADIAC Portugal,
association of art collectors which aims the promotion of contemporary
art in Portugal.
September 1998 – 2002
Cultural and Cooperation attaché at the French General
Consulate in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Curator of exhibitions
such as Contemporary France, Picasso’s Ceramics [Bernard Ruiz
Picasso Collection] or Pharaoh’s Egypt.
Designated by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs to coordinate
a French Season dedicated to Contemporary Art in the West
Coast of the United States, San Diego, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara,
San Francisco, Portland, Seattle. Curator of the exhibition Dan Flavin,
Centro Cultural da Light, Rio de Janeiro
Designated consultant of the Museum of the University of Bard
College, New York, for the exhibition of the Brazilian artist
Tunga. Nominated consultant of the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de
Janeiro Curator of the exhibition Alexander Rodchenko, photography
as a history machine, Museum of Modern Art, São Paulo.
Creator and curator of the exhibition Walk on the Soho Side,
New York. Organization of a panel in the internet under the
title of «Inter-Sections, a journey through urban time and space»,
New York. Publishing of a catalogue about the French-American artist
Creator and curator of the exhibition Avant-garde Walk a Venezia,
off-program at the Venice Biennale. Curator of the Tunga’s exhibition
for the event Art from Brazil in New York. Curator of the exhibition
Curtain, individual exhibition by the French artist Gotscho, Art Chicago.
Curator of the exhibition by the Austrian Matthias Herrmann, Block
Party of New York.
Settles down in New York, after having accomplished
market surveys for three gallery projects [French, Swiss and Swedish],
aiming their implementation in New York.
Director of the Urban Gallery (Paris, New York, Nagoya,
Tokyo) Organization of exhibition (Selection): Calder – Dubuffet
– Miró – Picasso – Pissarro – Tapiès.
Opening of the Contemporary Art Department with the new French art
Administrator of the Society of Modern Art National Museum’s
Friends, chaired by Helène David-Weill Creation of
a Specialized Councelling Office for corporate sponsoring. Training
of the creative team of the Advertisement Office Equateur: conferences
on design, cinema, photography, contemporary art. Publishing of an
agenda-artguide for Les Éditions du Chêne. Creation of
‘Ap’art l’art qui déménage’,
groups of collectors. Collective buys and conferences on different
aspects of contemporary art.
Main assistant of auctioneer Francis Briest in Paris.
Fluent in French, English and Portuguese
Married with two children.