Andréa Holzherr (born in 1964 in Tübingen) lives and works in Paris as an exhibition director, publicist and curator. She studied at the Ecole du Louvre Paris as well as at the Sorbonne.
She has been working since 2003 as the global exhibitions director 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. Before, she worked at the Maison Européene de la Photographie in Paris as assistant curator to the director.
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, and Stella Polaris 2006 at Paris Photo. In September 2013 she was the responsible curator for the 5. Fotofestival Mannheim_Ludwigshafen_Heidelberg in Germany.
Her publications include such titles as Eve Arnold Homage (2012), Helsinki School (2005-2011), George Rodger Unterwegs (2009), Elina Brotherus (2005), as well as numerous publications in specialized contemporary photography magazines.
Andréa Holzherr is member of the advisory board of the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Frankfurt and on the board of directors of the Fond de Dotation Magnum Paris as well as a member of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Photographie.