J. (Jan) Hoet

Jan Hoet (1936-2014) was the founder of SMAK (Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst or City Museum for Contemporary Art) in Ghent, Belgium.

Hoet served as the curator of the SMAK from 1975 until his retirement in 2003. After retiring, in 2003, he became artistic director for the museum MARTa Herford in Herford (Germany).