23 July 2014

Carl Randall's 'Tokaido Highway Portraits' to be displayed in Japan for the first time, 8 July to 11 September 2014.

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Carl Randall’s Tokaido Highway: Portraits from Edo to the Present will be displayed in Shizuoka, 8 July to 11 September 2014.

The Shizuoka City Tokaido Hiroshige Museum is dedicated to the work of renowned Japanese printmaker Ando Hiroshige, and former Daiwa Scholar, Carl’s paintings will be exhibited alongside his original woodblock prints.

The 14 oil paintings to be exhibited were commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery as part of the 2012 BP travel Award; touring to London, Aberdeen and Wolverhampton, and this is the first time the paintings will be shown in Japan.

Carl is giving an Artist’s Talk at the museum, Sunday July 13th, 1 – 2pm, in conversation with Hitoshi Iwasaki, Advisor of the Hiroshige Museum & Chief Curator of the Tobacco & Salt Museum, Tokyo.

He is also giving workshops on other dates.

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

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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