Professor Christopher Townsend

  1. 2021
  2. Forthcoming

    Intermediality, Artillery and the Politics of the Post-War Settlement in Picabia and Clair's Entr'acte (1924)

    Townsend, C., 1 Apr 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: MODERNISM-MODERNITY. November 2021

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  3. 2019
  4. Published

    Close Up, After Close Up:  Life and Letters To-Day as a Modernist Film Journal

    Townsend, C., 13 Sep 2019, In: Journal of Modern Periodical Studies. 9, 2, p. 245-264 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  5. In preparation

    ‘The exchange between amateurism and professionalism in vanguard and mainstream film culture in Dorothy Richardson’s writing for Close Up’ in The Critic As Amateur (eds) Saikat Majumdar and Aarthi Vadde

    Nikolova, Z. & Townsend, C., 2019, (In preparation) The Critic As Amateur . Majumdar, S. & Vadde, A. (eds.). Bloomsbury Academic

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  6. Published

    A Deeper, Wider POOL: Reading Close Up Through the Archives of its Contributors

    Townsend, C., 2019, In: Papers on Language and Literature. 55, 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  7. 2016
  8. Published

    Mark Boyle and Joan Hills at the Gemeentemuseum, The Hague

    Townsend, C., 18 Jul 2016, In: British Art Studies. 2016, 3

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  9. Published

    Modernism’s Re-Imagining of “the Good Death”: a case study of Bretonnes by Félix Delmarle

    Townsend, C., 2016, In: Ricerche di Storia dell’arte. 2016, 1, p. 20-30 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  10. 2015
  11. In preparation

    Duncan Grant's 'Abstract Kinetic Collage Painting, with Sound' (1914)

    Townsend, C. & Davies, R., Jul 2015, (In preparation) Tate Britain.

    Research output: Other contribution

  12. 2014
  13. Published

    Across the Great Divide: Modernism's Intermedialities, from Futurism to Fluxus

    Davies, R. (ed.), Townsend, C. (ed.) & Trott, A. (ed.), 1 Mar 2014, Cambridge Scholars. 259 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology

  14. Forthcoming

    “The Figure in the Carpet”: Bodily Experience and Abstraction in Duncan Grant’s Abstract Kinetic Collage Painting with Sound (1914) and Designs for the Omega Workshop

    Townsend, C., 2014, (Accepted/In press) Across the Great Divide: Modernism's Intermedialities from Futurism to Fluxus. Townsend, C., Trott, A. & Davies, R. (eds.). Cambridge Scholars

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  15. 2012
  16. Published

    Henri-Martin Barzun's 'Simultaneism' between the Abbaye de Créteil and Futurism: the Individual and the Crowd in Late-Symbolist Art

    Townsend, C., Jun 2012, In: International Yearbook of Futurism Studies. 2, 1, p. 304-334

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  17. 2011
  18. Published

    A Cinematic Artist: The Films of Man Ray by Kim Knowles

    Townsend, C., Oct 2011, In: French Studies. LXV, 4, p. 548-549

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article reviewpeer-review

  19. Published

    ‘The Last Hope of Intuition: Francis Picabia, Erik Satie and René Clair’s Intermedial Projects Relâche and Entr’acte

    Townsend, C., 2011, In: Nottingham French Studies. 50, 3, p. 43-66

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  20. Published

    ‘The Purist Focus: Léger’s Theory of the Close-Up and Les Gueules Cassées’

    Townsend, C., 2011, In: Angelaki: journal of the theoretical humanities. 16, 1, p. 161-180

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  21. 2010
  22. Published

    "A New Dictionary of Gestures": Chaplin's The Rink and Ricciotto Canudo's Skating Rink

    Townsend, C., 2010, The Popular Avant-Garde. Silverman, R. M. (ed.). Rodopi, p. 153-173 (Avant-Garde Critical Studies; vol. 25).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  23. 2009
  24. Published

    'The art I love is the art of cowards': Francis Picabia and René Clair's Entr'acte and the Politics of Death and Remembrance in France after World War One

    Townsend, C., 16 Nov 2009, In: Science as Culture. 18, 3, p. 281-296

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  25. Published

    Fiona Crisp: Discerning the Other Dimensions of Photography

    Townsend, C., 2009, Fiona Crisp, 'Hyper Passive'. London: Matt's Gallery

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  26. 2008
  27. Published

    Art and Death

    Townsend, C., 30 Jul 2008, I.B.Tauris. 157 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  28. Published

    The Incomplete Spectacle: Aberfan in its own image

    Townsend, C., 2008, The Attraction of Onlookers. Attie, S. (ed.). Parthian Books

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  29. 2007
  30. Published

    Domestic Virtues: Art, Interiority and Domesticity

    Townsend, C., 2007, Comfort Zones. Henry Moore Institute/Oriel Davies

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  31. 2006
  32. Published

    Francesca Woodman

    Townsend, C., 2006, Phaidon.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  33. Published

    'Like the Différance Between Art and the Commodity; Like the Différance Between a Life and a Lifestyle: Silvia Kolbowski and Peter Eisenmann's 1995 Project with Comme des Garçons

    Townsend, C., 2006, The Power of Fashion: On Design and Meaning. Teunissen, J. & Brand, J. (eds.). Amsterdam and Atlanta: Terra Uitgeverij/ARTEZ

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  34. Published

    New Art from London

    Townsend, C., 2006, Thames & Hudson.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  35. Published

    Slave to the Rhythm: Sonia Delaunay's Fashion Project and the Fragmentary, Mobile, Modernist Body

    Townsend, C., 2006, The Power of Fashion: On Design and Meaning. Teunissen, J. & Brand, J. (eds.). Amsterdam: Terra Uitgeverij/ARTEZ

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  36. 2005
  37. Published

    'Everything All The Time' Graham Dolphin's Interventions in Fashion Media

    Townsend, C., 2005, Everything in Vogue. Art Editions North/University of Sunderland

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  38. Published

    The Correspondence of Fragments: Time, Space and Subjectivity in Monika Oechsler's Video Installations

    Townsend, C., 2005, Monika Oechsler: Parallel Worlds. Sheffield: Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz/ Site Gallery

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  39. 2004
  40. Published

    The Art of Bill Viola

    Townsend, C. (ed.), 2004, Thames & Hudson.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  41. Published

    The Art of Rachel Whiteread

    Townsend, C. (ed.), 2004, Thames & Hudson.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  42. 2003
  43. Published

    Nan Goldin: Bohemian Ballads

    Townsend, C., 2003, Phototextualities: Intersections of Photography and Narrative. Hughes, A. & Noble, A. (eds.). University of New Mexico Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  44. Published

    No One Runs Away to Join the Circus

    Townsend, C., 2003, Melanie Manchot. Public Art Leicester

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  45. 2002
  46. Published

    Dead For Having Been Seen: Izima Kaoru

    Townsend, C., 2002, Izima Kaoru. fa Projects

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  47. Published

    Rapture: Art's Seduction by Fashion

    Townsend, C., 2002, Thames & Hudson.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  48. Published

    The Art of Tracey Emin

    Townsend, C. (ed.) & Merck, M. (ed.), 2002, Thames & Hudson.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  49. 2000
  50. Published

    Giant: Mark Doman

    Townsend, C., 2000, Huddersfield City Art Gallery.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  51. 1999
  52. Published

    Into the Light: Photographic Printing Out of the Darkroom

    Townsend, C., 1999, Royal Photographic Society.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  53. Published

    Sarah Jones

    Townsend, C., 1999, Ediciones Universidad Salamanca.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  54. 1998
  55. Published

    Flashes of Light: Diana Thorneycroft's "Impossible" Photographs and the Possibility of History

    Townsend, C., 1998, slytod: Diana Thorneycroft. Keshavjee, S. (ed.). University of Manitoba Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  56. Published

    Vile Bodies: Photography and the Crisis of Looking

    Townsend, C., 1998, Prestel Verlag.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook