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All of Paris on Board with FIAC Says Jennifer Flay

All of Paris on Board with FIAC Says Jennifer Flay

Jennifer Flay, the New Zealand-born director of FIAC who began her job in 2003, recalled a headline in a French magazine at the time that summed up the fair’s ups and downs: “FIAC at…

Jennifer Flay’s 2016 FIAC Unifies Paris

Jennifer Flay’s 2016 FIAC Unifies Paris

Steering this year’s edition of Parisian contemporary art fair Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain (FIAC) through a period of significant change and development was New Zealand-born gallerist Jennifer Flay. Flay who was FIAC’s artistic director from…

How Jennifer Flay Revived the Dull Paris Art Scene

How Jennifer Flay Revived the Dull Paris Art Scene

New Zealander Jennifer Flay’s neck was broken and she was being kept alive by machines after the car crash that nearly killed her. Most people who come back from these make-or-break moments in life…

Jennifer Flay Banks on the Seine for Art Fair

Jennifer Flay Banks on the Seine for Art Fair

New Zealand-born Parisian Jennifer Flay, general director since 2010 of the venerable event known as Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain (FIAC), said she thought “long and hard” about how to top the fair’s recent successes…

Jennifer Flay Awarded France’s Legion of Honour

Jennifer Flay Awarded France’s Legion of Honour

Jennifer Flay, who has been director of Paris’s premiere art fair Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain (FIAC) since 2003, has been awarded the Legion of Honour. On receiving France’s highest decoration, the Auckland-born Flay, 56, gave…

Jennifer Flay Helping Inject New Life into French Art Scene

Jennifer Flay Helping Inject New Life into French Art Scene

Premier Paris art fair Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain (FIAC) has never been better according to experts, and all thanks to New Zealander Jennifer Flay who has been at the helm of FIAC…

Curating the Authentic at the Paris Art Fair

Curating the Authentic at the Paris Art Fair

With the International Contemporary Art Fair in Paris celebrating its 40th year, director of the Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain (FIAC) New Zealander Jennifer Flay discusses the past, and the quality of art…

With eyes for art

With eyes for art

New Zealander Jennifer Flay, artistic director of Fiac (Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain), is heading a break-through at the contemporary Parisian art fair, a role she was appointed to in 2003. “While location is one…