Andréa R.Vaucher has been writing about media, the arts, style, travel and spirituality for over two decades. She began as a film critic at the LA Weekly, was a founding editor of Venice Magazine, andwas the Paris bureau chief and European correspondent for Variety. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, the LA Times, Tricycle, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, among other publications.
In 2013, she won the Visit California Eureka Award for her Huffington Post digital feature, “Los Angeles to San Francisco: From Goat Cheese to Gaultier.”
Ms. Vaucher is the author of Muses from Chaos and Ash: AIDS, Artists and Art (Grove Press), the first book to explore the effect of the AIDS crisis on the international art community. She is currently finishing a novel, Venice/Venice.
She divides her time between Santa Monica and Idyllwild, CA, where she regularly disconnects in her vintage cabin in the wilderness.
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