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Simone Klein

Director at Simone Klein Photography & Art Advisory

Simone Klein is a photography specialist and consultant based in Paris and Cologne.

Brings a 20 years experience in the auction and gallery business with profound knowledge in European 19th century, classical 20th century and contemporary photography and an excellent international network.

Educated in France and Germany with master degrees in Art History and History of Photography at the Sorbonne and the University of Bonn, Simone has consecutively worked for Rudolf Kicken Gallery, Lempertz Auctioneers, Sotheby’s London and Paris (as Head of the European Photography Department for almost 10 years), and at Magnum Photos in Paris as Global Sales Director. She is a frequent lecturer, jury member and curator.

Since 2018, Simone is an independent appraiser and advisor specialized in Photography, based in Cologne, Germany.

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Simone Klein