A specialist in the field of fine art photography, Robert Klein has more than 30 years of experience in the exhibition, purchase, sale and appraisal of collectable photographs across the history of the medium. Located in the first block of prestigious Newbury Street, the Robert Klein Gallery is Boston's foremost dealer of historic and contemporary photographs.
Robert Klein served as the President of the Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD) for 7 consecutive elected terms, from 1995 until 2009, and engineered the expansion of The AIPAD Photography Show New York to the Park Avenue Armory in 2006. The move to the Park Avenue Armory firmly established AIPAD as the organization leading the evolution of the photography art market. Robert Klein continues to serve on AIPAD's Board of Directors.
Robert Klein Gallery was among the first in the country to exhibit work by Irving Penn, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Richard Avedon, Herb Ritts and Annie Leibovitz. In 1989, Klein was one of the original photography dealers to be welcomed to exhibit at the renowned contemporary art fair, Art Basel,Switzerland. Since then the Gallery has exhibited annually at Paris Photo, held at the Carousel du Louvre, as well as other prestigious art fairs.
As both an advisor and appraiser, Klein has earned the confidence of many museums and private collectors, including the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Harvard's Fogg Museum, The Polaroid Collection, the William H.Lane Foundation and the British Museum at Yale among others. The gallery conducts business with collectors and institutions across the globe.