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Carl Randall's 'Tokyo Portrait' purchased by Fondation Carmignac in Paris

Posted on 22 October 2014

Carl Randall’s large canvas Tokyo Portrait (pictured) has been purchased for the permanent collection of the prestigious Fondation Carmignac in Paris, France. The painting (acrylic on canvas, 182 X  227cm) was made in Japan and required painting over 200 residents of Tokyo, each painted one by one directly from life at his studio in Tokyo.

Carl Randall's 'Tokyo Portrait' purchased by Fondation Carmignac in Paris

Shinro Ohtake at Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art 12 October to 12 December 2014

Posted on 30 September 2014

Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art is delighted to present a solo exhibition devoted to the work of Japanese artist Shinro Ohtake, from 12 October to 12 December 2014.  

'Greetings From a Place in My Heart', an exhibition by Yoshitomo Nara at the Dairy Art Centre, 3 October to 7 December 2014

Posted on 30 September 2014

Looking forward to Greetings From a Place in My Heart, an exhibition by Yoshitomo Nara at the Dairy Art Centre in London from 3 October to 7 December 2014.

Carl Randall's Shōzō [肖像] at the Berloni Gallery London, 17 September to 15 November 2014

Posted on 30 September 2014

Carl Randall’s Shōzō [肖像], ‘portraits’, will be displayed at the Berloni Gallery in London from September 17th to November 15th 2014.

Carl Randall's Shōzō [肖像] at the Berloni Gallery London, 17 September to 15 November 2014

Major Teabowl Exhibition in Oxford,24 October - 20 November 2014

Posted on 29 September 2014

The teabowl, or chawan, is at the heart of the Japanese tea ceremony – an object of beauty, simplicity and contemplation. Taking this as its inspiration, this exhibition presents a remarkable variety of teabowls and small vessels, with some 300 pieces by more than 60 makers from all parts of the world. These range from traditional pieces by legendary Japanese and British potters to contemporary vessels – functional and conceptual – by leading European ceramists. On show at Oxford Ceramics Gallery from 24 October to 16 November 2014, the exhibition is complemented by an exciting programme of events at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.

Major Teabowl Exhibition in Oxford,24 October - 20 November 2014

'Found in Translation' at the Embassy of Japan, 1 - 26 September

Posted on 9 September 2014

The Embassy of Japan is currently hosting ‘Found in Translation’ until the 26th September 2014.

'Found in Translation' at the Embassy of Japan, 1 - 26 September

'Quietness in noise', PV tomorrow 23 August @ tokyobike in Shoreditch

Posted on 22 August 2014

‘Quietness in noise’ – Opening reception on 23 August, 5-8pm. Presented by Subject Matter in collaboration with SPoN! The show continues until 3 September. Proceeds from the crowd-sourced photographic artwork will go to the Japan Emergency Network (JEN NPO), in order to support those affected by the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

'Quietness in noise', PV tomorrow 23 August @ tokyobike in Shoreditch

Carl Randall's Japan prints for sale at the National Portrait Gallery in London

Posted on 29 July 2014

We are delighted to announce that the National Portrait Gallery in London is now selling prints of Carl Randall’s Japan work.

Carl Randall's Japan prints for sale at the National Portrait Gallery in London

Japan Events at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, 01 – 25 August 2014

Posted on 23 July 2014

Here’s a roundup of events related to Japanese culture or have originated from Japan, featured in this year’s Edinburgh Fringe festival. With many different styles and genres, be sure to check out this exciting collection as there’s definitely something for everyone.

Japan Events at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, 01 – 25 August 2014

Actinium at the Sappporo International Art Festival, from 19 July to 3 August 2014

Posted on 19 July 2014

For those in Japan or heading out to the Sapporo International Art Festival this July to September, you are invited to ‘Actinium – Nuclear Culture Exhibition & Forum’, a partnership between Sapporo-based S-AIR and the UK arts organisation The Arts Catalyst. Actinium forms part of the Sapporo International Art Festival Collaborative Programme 2014 and previews on  19 July 2014. The Actinium exhibition will close on 3 August 2014.

Actinium at the Sappporo International Art Festival, from 19 July to 3 August 2014
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