Eli Klein is America�s leading dealer of Chinese contemporary art. He has been featured on CNN, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Newsweek, and many other international publications and broadcasts. He owns and directs Klein Sun Gallery, which occupies a prime 8,000 square foot street-level space at 525 West 22nd Street in Chelsea, New York. Mr. Klein is responsible for launching and managing the careers of world-renowned Chinese artists Liu Bolin and Li Hongbo. He also represents a number of other established and celebrated emerging artists including Cai Dongdong, Chow Chun Fai, Cui Xiuwen, Geng Xue, Li Liao, Miao Xiaochun, Shen Shaomin, Ye Funa and Zhang Dali. Mr. Klein has introduced many well-received Chinese artists to the West, including the premiering of Jia Aili�s work in the United States. He has arranged the loan of artwork to over 100 museum exhibitions, published 29 books through his gallery and has organized numerous critically acclaimed collaborations with JR, Kenny Scharf, Annie Leibovitz, Jean Paul Gaultier, Valentino, Lanvin, Moncler and Bon Jovi among others. Mr. Klein graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in history. Upon graduation, Mr. Klein enrolled in The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, but ultimately decided to pursue his lifelong passion for Contemporary Art.
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