Professor of Art History Emeritus and Senior Lecturer in Art HistoryMolly Root House 212
Rand Carter wrote a book about Karl Friedrich Schinkel and has written three guidebooks in the Landmarks Society of Greater Utica series. He is a contributor to the Grove Dictionary of Art and the MacMillan Encyclopedia of Architects. Carter is working on a book, A Potsdam Idyll: Karl Friedrich Schinkel's Summer Retreats for the Prussian Royal Princes. He received a Fulbright Scholarship to study at the Coutauld Institute of the University of London, where he researched his doctoral dissertation. Carter earned a doctorate from Princeton Univeristy.
Recent Courses Taught
Architecture in History
North American Architecture before the Civil War and the British North America Act
- Karl Friedrich Schinkels Sammlung architektonischer Entwürfe, 1981.
- “The Art of Architecture: Philip Johnson’s Utica Museum Turns Fifty,” Modernism Magazine, fall 2010.
- “Educating the Young Architect in the 1830s,” in Entwerfen: Architektenausbildung in Europa von Vitruv bis Mitte des 20. Jahrhunderts, edited by Ralph Johannes, Junius, 2009.
- “The Project to Rebuild Karl Friedrich Schinkel’s Bauakademie, Berlin,” in The Venice Charter Revisited: Modernism, Conservation and Tradition in the 21st Century, edited by Matthew Hardy, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008.
- “Utica: The City Sculpture Space Calls Home,” in Sculpture Space: The Book, Utica, 2007.
- “Transplanting the Italian Landscape in Brandenburg’s Sandy Soil,” in Berlin and Palermo in the Age of Neo-Classicism, Biblioteca de Cenide, 2006.
- “Schinkel as Traveler. Glienicke and the Dream of Italy,” in From the Italian Vernacular Villa to Schinkel to the Modern House, Biblioteca del Cenide, 2003.
- “Karl Friedrich Schinkel: Beherzigte und nie beherzigte Lehren,” in Mitteilungen der Karl-Friedrich-Schinkel-Gesellschaft, Heft 8, Neuruppin, 2002.
- “Gartenreich Potsdam,” in Karl Friericdch Schinkel: Aspects of His Work, Stuttgart, Axel Menges Verlag, 2001.
- “Ralph Adams Cram and Utica’s First Presbyterian Church”, spring 2000 Newsletter of the Landmarks Society of Greater Utica.
- “A Utica Landmark Reborn: Calvary Church Becomes the Cathedral Church of the Theotokos of Great Grace,” autumn 1998 newsletter of the Landmarks Society of Greater Utica.
- “The Utica Lunatic Asylum,” autumn 1997 newsletter of the Landmarks Society of Greater Utica.
- “Die Ausbildung der jungen Architektengeneration in den 30er Jahren des 19. Jahrhunderts in Europa,” in Mythos Bauakademie, Berlin, 1997.
- “Ludwig Persius and the Romantic Landscape of Potsdam," Arqvitectonica, October, 1989.
- “The Drury Lane Theatres of Henry Holland and Benjamin Dean Wyatt,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, 1967.
- 2010-11, “Look for Beauty: Philip Johnson and Art Museum Design,” Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art, Utica, N.Y.
- 1986, “Philip Johnson’s Munson-Williams-Proctor Museum of Art Building: An Anniversary Exhibition,” Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art, Utica, N.Y.
Society of Architectural Historians
Society of Sigma Phi
Reform Club (London)
Appointed to the Faculty: 1970
Attingham Summer School, Attingham Park England
Ph.D., Princeton University
Fullbright Scholarship, Courtauld Institute of the University of London
M.F.A., Princeton University
A.B., Columbia University