‘David Mitchell and the Whispering Gallery’ and ‘Katie Leung and the Shed’ by Carl Randall


24 February 2017

Carl Randall paintings shortlisted for the 2017 Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize

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Daiwa Scholarship Alumnus Carl Randall has two paintings shortlisted for this year’s Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize at The Mall Galleries London, March 6th – 18th. The prize was created in 2005 to encourage the very best creative representational painting in the UK and to promote the skill of draughtsmanship. Free entry to the exhibition, more details here.

The two oil paintings David Mitchell and the Whispering Gallery and Katie Leung and the Shed made as a result of sittings with the participants – novelist David Mitchell (Booker Prize nominated author best known for Cloud Atlas and Number 9 Dream, who also opened Carl’s 2014 solo exhibition Tokyo Portraits at Daiwa Foundation Japan House, and actress Katie Leung, who is best known for her portrayal of Cho Chang in the Harry Potter films.

The paintings are from Carl’s London Portraits – a series of 15 paintings of people who have contributed to British Society and culture, each being asked to choose a place in London for the backdrop of their portraits. A print display of the series is presently hanging at the National Portrait Gallery in London (print gallery, basement). More information about the prints here: https://npgshop.org.uk/search?q=carl+randall

Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize, website

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Prints & catalogues at the National Portrait Gallery London: https://npgshop.org.uk/collections/carl-randall

Other pieces about Carl Randall on our website can be found via the following links:

Carl Randall exhibiting at the Royal Society of Portrait Painters Exhibition, May 10th-25th Carl Randall new painting of Miho no Matsubara Carl Randall London Portraits Video Documentary Carl Randall London Portraits Carl Randall BBC interview about his Japan Portraits Carl Randall exhibiting at Christies in New York Carl Randall D-Day veteran portrait on display in Edinburgh from 15 January to 28 March 2016 Carl Randall work on display at ArtInternational Istanbul, 4-7 September 2015 Carl Randall portrait on display at The Queens Gallery, Buckingham Palace from 6 to 17 June 2015 Carl Randall discussing art, identity and migration at the Business Design Centre as part of London Art Fair on 23 January 2015 Carl Randall Tokyo Portrait purchased by Fondation Carmignac in Paris Carl Randall Tokyo Highway Portraits on display in Japan until 11 September 2014 Carl Randall Japan Portraits on sale at the National Portrait Gallery in London Tokyo Portrait on display at Art Volta, June 2014 Japan Portraits a short documentary of Carl Randall painting in Japan In the footsteps of Hiroshige: Portraits of Modern Japan at The National Portrait Gallery London Carl Randall painting in the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition Carl Randall encounters with the late Donald Richie Carl Randall exhibiting at the 2012 Jerwood Drawing Prize Carl Randall exhibiting at the Mall Gallieries and the National Portrait Gallery Carl Randall awarded the BP Travel Award 2012 Carl Randall wins the Nomura Prize
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