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Chris Sharratt

Chris Sharratt is a freelance writer and editor based in Glasgow. Follow him on Twitter: @chrissharratt

With art lessons and trips to museums on prescription, the links between culture and health are being reconsidered

BY Chris Sharratt | 15 FEB 19

Recent studies highlight deep precarity in the art world, alongside a renewed push for fairer payment and resistance to ‘self-exploitation’

BY Chris Sharratt | 07 FEB 19

An exhibition at CCA Glasgow explores this icon of 1960s Czech new wave cinema by inviting contemporary artists to respond to her work

BY Chris Sharratt | 17 JAN 19

From Charlotte Prodger’s Turner Prize win to Glasgow School of Art’s gutted Mackintosh building, a sometimes fraught and rarely dull year in Scotland

BY Chris Sharratt | 18 DEC 18

For her very first solo show, the artist brings her own biography onto the walls of Glasgow’s Transmission Gallery

BY Chris Sharratt | 30 NOV 18

After a five-year redevelopment of the landmark heritage site on Calton Hill, who will this ‘new kind of observatory’ be for?

BY Chris Sharratt | 23 NOV 18

A exhibition at Glasgow’s Gallery of Modern Art is part of a series of events across Scotland marking the centenary of the filmmaker’s birth

BY Chris Sharratt | 19 NOV 18

With museums suffering from cash-strapped councils and national cuts, the new plan is ‘miles away’ from addressing the crisis

BY Chris Sharratt | 17 OCT 18

The ‘World’s Best Teacher’ believes arts education in the UK is in peril; can the damage be reversed?

BY Chris Sharratt | 08 OCT 18

With authors, curators and musicians recently denied entry, the UK is fast painting itself as a cultural pariah

BY Chris Sharratt | 16 AUG 18

In a Victorian-era baths in Glasgow, the artist stages her largest performance project to date, featuring a 24-woman swim team

BY Chris Sharratt | 15 AUG 18
City Report

Cancelled events and financial woes have left neighbours such as CCA and its cultural tenants in a state of limbo

BY Chris Sharratt | 17 JUL 18

Closing on Sunday, this year’s nine-day festival held across the Kentish seaside town circles around the home as protective space

BY Chris Sharratt | 08 JUN 18

The artist's tightly choreographed show about surveillance culture at Koppe Astner, Glasgow

BY Chris Sharratt | 07 MAY 18

From Linder at the Women’s Library to rare paintings by Serge Charchoune, the exhibitions to see outside of the main programme

BY Chris Sharratt | 18 APR 18

In the artists’ film strand, Margaret Salmon, Basma Alsharif and Martine Syms showed a strong emphasis on people, place and storytelling

BY Chris Sharratt | 12 MAR 18

The Barbadian filmmaker, recipient of this year’s Margaret Tait Award, is intent on disrupting institutional complacency

BY Chris Sharratt | 28 FEB 18
News

The gallery argues that the funding body is no longer supportive of institutions that maintain a principled refusal of professionalization

BY Chris Sharratt | 05 FEB 18

The Modern Institute, Glasgow, UK

BY Chris Sharratt | 19 DEC 17

De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea, UK

BY Chris Sharratt | 20 NOV 17