Chris Dobson is a postgraduate student of English Literature at the University of Glasgow. His interests include the works of Shakespeare, queer theory and cool maps. His favourite artist is Gustav Klimt and he also has a blog: https://anenglishmaninscotland.home.blog/
Articles by Chris
Masterpiece Story: Self Portrait as Saint Catherine of Alexandria by Artemisia Gentileschi
Artemisia Gentileschi (1593–c. 1656) was “one of the best Italian Baroque painters.” Despite this, you won’t find any of her works in...
Chris Dobson 31 January 2023
Käthe Kollwitz: Germany’s Greatest Female Artist
Käthe Kollwitz (1867-1945) was one of Germany’s greatest artists. She holds the distinction of being the only woman artist to make it into Ernst...
Chris Dobson 3 January 2023
Art in Film: Mrs Lowry & Son
Chris Dobson reviews 'Mrs Lowry and Son', an upcoming film about the English artist L. S. Lowry and his elderly mother.
Chris Dobson 16 September 2022
Troy at the British Museum: Myth and Reality
This excellently curated exhibition on Troy at the British Museum in London takes visitors on a journey spanning thousands of years. There’s...
Chris Dobson 28 January 2020
Tutankhamun in London: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh
For the first time in decades, the treasures of Tutankhamun – who ruled over Egypt from approximately 1334 – 1325 BCE – are on display...
Chris Dobson 20 January 2020
Last Chance to See: William Blake at Tate Britain
Tate Britain is the oldest of the United Kingdom’s four Tate galleries, the others being the Tate Modern in London, Tate Liverpool and Tate St...
Chris Dobson 14 January 2020
Painting of the Week: Eduardo Paolozzi, I was a Rich Man’s Plaything
Eduardo Paolozzi’s 1947 collage I was a Rich Man’s Plaything, which can be seen in the Tate Modern in London, was one of the first works...
Chris Dobson 16 June 2019