Valérie Da Costa

 
Valérie Da Costa is an art historian, art critic and curator. She holds the position of associate professor in contemporary art history (twentieth-twenty-first centuries) at the University of Strasbourg. Her research focuses on Italian art of the second half of the twentieth century, on which she has published numerous articles and books, including Écrits de Lucio Fontana (Les presses du réel, 2013).
 
Valérie Da Costa - Paul Thek in Italy (1962-1976)
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
forthcoming
An essay on the Italian period (1962-1976) of the American artist, never studied before although it has deeply influenced the imagination and the work of Paul Thek.
Valérie Da Costa - Fabio Mauri - The Past in Acts
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
The first study dedicated to Fabio Mauri's performative work.
Valérie Da Costa - Pino Pascali - Retour à la Méditerranée
2015
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
A reference book, the first in French dedicated to the work of Pino Pascali, a central figure of Arte Povera and art of the 1960s.


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