Andréa Holzherr (born in 1964 in Tübingen) lives and works in Paris as an exhibition manager, publicist and curator. She studied at the Ecole du Louvre Paris as well as at the Sorbonne and underwent training at Sotheby’s London.
She has been working since 2003 as an exhibition manager and curator for Magnum Photos, Paris and is responsible for promoting the Magnum Archive through active exhibition work in collaboration with international museums and cultural institutions in Europe. From 2001-2002 she was Head of the photography department of Galerie cent8, Paris. Prior to this she worked from 1997 to 2001 at the Maison Européene de la Photographie in Paris as assistant curator to the director. From 1993 to 1996 she was in charge of the artistic and administrative management of Galerie Zabriskie in Paris.
Andréa Holzherr has curated numerous exhibitions, among others Bang Bang, Tatort Kunst 2012 at Haus der Kunst Uri and the CCA, Palma de Mallorca; Mythos Kindheit 2010 at the Kunstverein Ludwigshafen, the Haus für Kunst Uri and the CCA, Palma de Mallorca; Elina Brotherus: The New Painting 2006 at the Finnish Museum of Photography, the Museum Millesgarden, Sweden, the Temple Bar Gallery in Dublin and Musée Nicéphore Nièpce in Châlon-sur-Saone; Stella Polaris 2006 at Paris Photo.
Her publications include such titles as Eve Arnold Hommage (2012), Helsinki School (2005-2011), George Rodger Unterwegs (2009), Elina Brotherus (2005), as well as numerous publications in specialist contemporary photography magazines.