Medium : Oil on canvas
Size : 770 x 510 mm
This painting is part of an ongoing series examining masculinity and sexuality. Pretty Boy is the playful portrait of a young man who, due to his sexuality and beauty, has been labelled as pretty boy and therefore deemed as feminine. Labels are always very common even within the LGBTQ+ community.
Gavin Dobson is a member of London's Print Club and has exhibited with them at the Affordable Art Fair for the past three years. He was one of twenty artists chosen to create and exhibit at Somerset House as part of their Summer Screen Season with Film 4. He has a background in graphic novels and his illustrations have been featured in publications including editorial artworks for Gay Times and book cover designs for Bloomsbury.