13 January 2016

Carl Randall's D-Day veteran portrait will be on display in Edinburgh from 15 January to 28 March 2016

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Daiwa Scholarship alumnus, Carl Randall’s D-Day veteran portrait painting, commissioned by HRH Prince of Wales for The Royal Collection, will be on exhibition at Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh, January 15th to March 28th.

The exhibition Last of the Tide (exhibited at Buckingham Palace June 2015) showcases 12 portraits of veterans of D-Day, inspired and commissioned by HRH The Prince of Wales following his attendance at the 70th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy. Carl has said of the project, “The commission had personal significance for me as, during my 10 year period in Japan, I was also invited to meet and paint survivors of the atomic bomb in Hiroshima. It was an honour to paint survivors of World War 2 in both the UK and Japan.”

Last of the Tide exhibition:

Last of the Tide exhibition at Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh, website

Exhibition catalogue:

Exhibition catalogue, website

Carl’s portrait of Mr James Glennie at The Royal Collection:

Mr James Glennie portrait, website




Carl Randall website

Japan Prints & Catalogues (The National Portrait Gallery bookshop, London)

‘Japan Portraits’ Documentary (National Portrait Gallery website)

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

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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