Photo Galerie Flak

Galerie Flak


julien flak
Julien Flak
Edith Flak
Emilien Bruneau
Emilien Bruneau

The Gallery

The Galerie Flak is located 8 Rue des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 6th arrondissement, near St Germain des Prés, France. It was founded in 1990 by Edith and Roland Flak. The Galerie Flak specializes in Ancient Tribal Arts from Africa, Oceania & North America.

Julien Flak is a certified expert in ancient arts of North America and Oceania and a member of CECOA (the European Chamber of Expert-Advisors in Fine Art) and a member of SNA (the French Association of Antique dealers- Syndicat National des Antiquaires).

The gallery closely works with the major ethnography museums around the world (Musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac in Paris, Musée des Confluences in Lyon, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Rietberg Museum in Zurich, museums in Tahiti, Taiwan, Jerusalem, etc.).

The Galerie Flak also takes part in important art fairs around the world. This includes exhibitions at the Art + Design Pavilion (PAD fair), Paris Tribal and Parcours des Mondes in Paris, the Bourgogne Tribal show as well as the annual AOA/ MATA Fair in New York.

Every year, the gallery stages a major exhibition. Our latest events include the following exhibitions and publications:

Ferocious Poetry, Ancient arts of New Ireland, 2019
Voyages, in the wake of Captain Cook, 2019
AfriCubism, 2018
New Beginnings, 2017
Archaic Eskimo, 2016
The American Dream, Parcours des Mondes, 2015
First Nations, Native American Art, 2014
Skulls, 2013
Katsinam, Hopi & Zuni Kachina dolls, 2013
Nigeria Masters of Movement, 2012
Polynesia, 2011
Face to Face Ritual Art / Industrial Objects, 2011
Papua New Guinea, 2009
Totems & Shamans of Alaska and the Northwest Coast, 2008
Mossi Fertility Dolls (a not-for-profit-exhibition), 2008
Ibeji: The Yoruba worship of the twins, 2001


The gallery offers a wide range of services to its private and corporate clients including:

  • Purchase, sale, leasing of tribal art objects and collections
  • Appraisal, authentication
  • Tailor-made searches of artworks for private collectors, institutions or professionals (decorators, architects, designers)
  • Personalized consulting and advice for collectors and companies on aspects of starting a collection, and acquiring, installing, conserving and appraising works of art
  • Art rental for special events and film/TV productions
  • Gallery space rental for special events
  • Seminars and lectures on tribal art and the art market
  • Corporate events


Tuesday – Friday :
Open 11am to 1pm and 2.30pm to 7pm
Saturday :
11am – 7pm

8, Rue des Beaux-Arts
75006 Paris, France
P: (+33) (0)1 46 33 77 77
Fax: (+33) (0)1 46 33 27 57

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