Anita Moskowitz, Professor Emerita, Ph.D. New York University
Anita Moskowitz, a specialist in Italian Gothic and Renaissance sculpture, is the author of numerous articles and essays ranging in subject from a ceramic vessel of the Amazon, to painting and sculpture from the Italian Gothic through the High Renaissance periods, to issues of forgery and the art market. Her publications also include six books: The Sculpture of Andrea and Nino Pisano (Cambridge University Press, 1986); Nicola Pisano’s Arca di San Domenico and its Legacy (College Art Association Monograph, 1994); Italian Gothic Sculpture c. 1250-c.1400, 2001, also with Cambridge University Press; Pious Devotion Pious Diversion: the Pulpits of Nicola and Giovanni Pisano, Brepol: Harvey Miller, 2005; The Façade Reliefs of Orvieto Cathedral, Brepol: Harvey Miller, 2009; and Forging Authenticity: Bastianini and the Neo-Renaissance in Nineteenth-Century Florence, Florence, Leo S. Olschki Press, 2013. Moskowitz taught at Stony Brook for 30 years before retiring in 2012; her courses included Early Renaissance Art in Italy, The Age of Michelangelo, Venetian Renaissance Art, Public Monuments and Patronage in Renaissance Italy, and Theory and Criticism from Antiquity through the Renaissance. She continues to be active in research having embarked on a study of the marketing and restoration practices of the eminent Florentine dealer Stefano Bardini (1836-1922).