Leonie Mir

Leonie Mir is a Senior Specialist in the Post-War and Contemporary Department at Christie’s in London. After graduating from photography school in Munich, Leonie started her career as a photographer,in Madrid and later in Portugal and New York. She joined Thaddaeus Ropacs gallery in Paris in 1998, then moved on to Phillips de Pury in 2005 and joined Christie’s in 2011. Leonie specialises in contemporary art, with a passion for post-war art, and has worked closely with artists including Jack Pierson, Alex Katz, Anselm Kiefer and Georg Baselitz. ‘Finding perfect works for clients, helping them to give their collections direction and focus, is what’s best about my job,’ she says.