Paris Photo 2011 : Robert Klein (USA)
© Alex Webb. Saut d'Eau, Haiti 1987
© Brassai. Introduction at Suzy's
© Cig Harvey. The Velvet Settee, Rockport, Maine 2011
© Walker Evans. Subway Portrait
© Francesca Woodman. Portrait of a Reputation, 1977-1978
© Henri Cartier-Bresson, Rue Mouffetard
© Jeff Brouws. Front Street, Coffee Shop
© Rebecca Norris Webb, Havana 2008
© Terri Weifenbach - HS-10
© Wendy Burton. Nest at Bulls Head Road, 2011
The Robert Klein Gallery was established in 1980 and ranks among the world’s most prestigious showrooms of fine art photography. Robert Klein opened his Newbury Street space with early exhibitions of Diane Arbus, Annie Leibovitz, Sally Mann, and Hiroshi Sugimoto. From 1995 through 2008, Robert served as President of the Board of Directors of the Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD). During his tenure, Robert engineered the 2006 expansion of The AIPAD Photography Show New York to the Park Avenue Armory.
The Robert Klein Gallery maintains an extensive and ever-changing inventory of 19th century, 20th century, and contemporary photographs. Participating in international art fairs such as Paris Photo and the AIPAD Photography Show New York, the Robert Klein Gallery provides its contemporary artists with international exposure while exhibiting works by recognized masters such as Ansel Adams, Helen Levitt, and Irving Penn.
What is your point of view on the financial side of the photographic market today ?
The photography market is a reflection of the world economy. Today, there's uncertainty and caution. The middle class has shrunk and the money supply has contracted. Museum endowments are fragile. The base of collectors is smaller with fewer middle income buyers. Fewer people are buying second homes so there are fewer walls that need art. The serious collector who still has a secure bank account is buying. There are fewer new buyers. The role of the fine art gallery is being redefined as art fairs and the Internet become increasingly important venues for conducting business.
Berenice Abbott, Julie Blackmon, Brassaï, Jeff Brouws, Harry Callahan, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Mark Cohen, Erwitt Elliott, Walker Evans, Mario Giacomelli, Cig Harvey, Lewis Wickes Hine, Chip Hooper, Helen Levitt, Arno Rafael Minkkinen, Irving Penn, Man Ray, Tomio Seike, Aaron Siskind, Paulette Tavormina, Gregory Vershbow, Wusheng Wang, Alex Webb, Rebecca Norris Webb, Terri Weifenbach, Edward Weston, Francesca Woodman, Masao Yamamoto
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