Witte de With Contemporary Art
Bartomeu Marí
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Bartomeu Marí

Bartomeu Marí was born in Eivissa (Spain) in 1966 and has been the director of Witte de With from 1996 to 2002. Between 2008 and 2015 he was Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona (MACBA). He was Curator of Exhibitions at the Fondation pour l’Architecture in Brussels (Belgium) between 1989 and 1993, and was also a Curator at IVAM-Centre Julio González in Valencia (1994-1996). Between 2002 and 2004, Marí was the director of the Centro Internacional de Cultura Contemporánea in Donostia-San Sebastián (Basque Country). In 2002 he co-curated the Taipei Biennial together with Chia-chi Jason Wang and in 2004 he co-curated the exhibition “Juan Muñoz. La Voz Sola. Esculturas, dibujos y obras para la radio” with James Lingwood at La Casa Encendida, Madrid. In 2005, he curated the Spanish Pavilion at the 51st Venice Biennial, where Antonio Muntadas was the invited artist. Between 2004 and 2008 he worked as Chief Curator at MACBA, Barcelona. Since August 2013 he is the President of the International Committee for Museums and Collections of Modern Art (CIMAM).
 
Bartomeu Marí has curated exhibitions by artists such as Raoul Hausmann, Lawrence Weiner, Rita McBride, Eulàlia Valldosera, Francis Picabia, Frederik Kiesler, Marcel Broodthaers, Joan Jonas and Francis Alÿs, among many others. He has written numerous prefaces and articles about contemporary art.