Daiwa Scholarship alumnus and artist Carl Randall’s large painting ‘Tokyo Portrait’ is part of the exhibition ‘Sea of Desire’ at Fondation Carmignac Museum, Porquerolles Island, South of France, June 2 – November 4, 2018:
The painting was bought by Fondation Carmignac in 2014, joining works in their collection by artists such as Andy Warhol, Roy Lichenstein, Jean-Michel Basquait, Jeff Koons, Keith Haring, Gerhard Richter, Yoshitomo Nara (whose work will also be part of the exhibition). The exhibition is the opening event of the Carmignac Fondation Museum, which was recently established on the island of Porquerolles, at the heart of the national park of Port-Cros in the South of France.
A catalogue of the collection ‘Walk on the Wild Side: The masterpiece of the Carmignac collection’ is also available to purchase at selected book stores and online:
The painting was made in 2009 whilst a student at Tokyo University of Arts and during Carl’s 10 year period living in Japan, and involved painting portraits from life of about 250 Japanese people living in Tokyo. The work can also be viewed on his website here: