About the Author

Michele H. Bogart is professor of art history at Stony Brook University. She was vice president of the Art Commission of the City of New York from 1999 to 2003 and is a member of an advisory group to the commission. She also is the author of Public Sculpture and the Civic Ideal in New York City, 1890–1930 and Artists, Advertising, and the Borders of Art, both published by the University of Chicago Press.

Hometown: Stony Brook, NY