Laura Cottingham (born 1959) is an American art critic, curator and visual artist. Her most recent book is Angst essen Seele auf on Rainer Werner Fassbinder published by the British Film Institute in 2005. Her work has been exhibited in galleries and museums throughout Europe and in New York City, her best known videos being Not For Sale, 1998 and The Anita Pallenberg Story, 2000. She curated "NowHere," for the Louisiana Museum of Art, Denmark in 1996 and "Vraiment Feminisme et art," for Le Magasin in Grenoble, France in 1997. She lives in New York City.