Anita Klein

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Anita Klein (born 14 Feb 1960[1] Sydney) is an Australian painter and printmaker.[2]


Anita Klein studied at Chelsea School of Art and the Slade School of Art in London.[3] From 2003 - 2006 she was president of the Royal Society of Painter Printmakers (PRE). She has work in many private and public collections in Europe, the USA and Australia, including the Arts Council of Great Britain, the British Museum and the British Library. She has had many solo exhibitions in the London as well as worldwide, and three monographs of her paintings have been published.[4][5][6]

Anita Klein now divides her time between studios in London and in Italy.


It is nice to have a real humorist recruited to the ranks of gifted painters. She is to be congratulated on livening up our dreary lives.[7]

John Russell Taylor:

Ravel said he wanted his music to be complex, but not complicated. Anita Klein might say the same of her art. There is a grand simplicity to her works, but that is not the same as saying that they lack subtlety and ambiguity. On the contrary, they have the sort of unselfconscious directness that comes from living and breathing art for so long that it becomes second nature.[8]


  1. ^ "Birthdays", The Guardian, p. 41, 14 Feb 2014 
  2. ^ "Rosemary Abrahams Paintings". Retrieved 2012-02-10. 
  3. ^ "Anita Klein Biography". Bircham Gallery. Retrieved 2012-02-20. 
  4. ^ "Anita Klein 2009". Retrieved 2012-02-10. 
  5. ^ "BOUNDARY GALLERY Anita Klein - Galleries Magazine". 2006-12-03. Retrieved 2012-02-10. 
  6. ^ "Anita Klein". The Wey Gallery. Retrieved 2012-02-10. 
  7. ^ "Inpress Books UK - Anita Klein". Retrieved 2012-02-10. 
  8. ^ "Anita Klein". Retrieved 2012-02-10. 

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