C. Edson Armi

C. Edson Armi
Professor Emeritus

Specialization

Romanesque architecture and sculpture, twelfth-century Gothic art, and American twentieth-century commercial design.

Education

B.A. Columbia College
M.A., Ph.D. Columbia University

Bio

Edson Armi is a specialist in Romanesque architecture and sculpture, twelfth-century Gothic art, and American twentieth-century commercial design. He has won the Society of Architectural Historians' Founders Award, C.I.N.O.A. International Art-History Prize, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. His books include Design and Construction in Romanesque Architecture, 2004; American Car Design Now, 2003; The "Headmaster" of Chartres, 1994; The Art of American Car Design, 1988; and Masons and Sculptors in Romanesque Burgundy, 1983.

Publications

C. Edson Armi, Design and Construction in Romanesque Architecture: First Romanesque Architecture and the Pointed Arch in Burgundy and Northern Italy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004)   C. Edson Armi, American Car Design Now: Inside the Studios of Today’s Top Car Designers (New York: Rizzoli, 2003)   C. Edson Armi, The "Headmaster" of Chartres and the Origins of "Gothic" Sculpture (University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1994)