Jean-Marc Prévost studied at the University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne and at the École nationale du patrimoine where he received degrees in Art History and Philosophy.  Curator of the Direction des musées in Marseilles in 1991 and Director of Musée départemental d’art contemporain in Rochechouart  in 1992, he became Head of artistic creation at the Ministry of Culture’s Délégation of Fine Arts in 2002. He is currently Director of Carré d’art, the contemporary art museum in Nîmes, France.