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Carl Randall's London Portraits

Posted on 14 July 2016

At any one moment, the National Portrait Gallery proudly displays around 1,400 paintings and on the 13th July 2016, which happened to be the day I visited, 15 of these portraits were painted by former Daiwa Scholar Carl Randall.

Carl Randall's London Portraits

Carl Randall exhibiting at Christie's New York, 23 January to 7 February 2016

Posted on 20 January 2016

Carl Randall (Daiwa Scholar 2003) is taking part in an exhibition at Christie’s New York, 23 January to 7 February 2016. Recent large Japan-based ink paintings of his will be exhibited and auctioned at Drawings from the Royal Drawing School – a group exhibition at Christie’s, running alongside Master Drawings Week New York 2016 and a Christie’s Old Master Drawings sale. His work will be exhibited alongside renowned artists such as President of the Royal Academy Christopher Le Brun, and Royal Academician Humphrey Ocean.

Carl Randall exhibiting at Christie's New York, 23 January to 7 February 2016

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

Posted on 13 January 2016

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.

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

'Picture, Letter' Closing Party on 22 November 2015, 4pm to 8pm

Posted on 12 November 2015

Jenny Wright’s illustrations have always been inextricably linked with words – from her captioned Peculiar Men to her tendencies towards book illustrating. By harnessing the written word, Jenny breathes more life into, and adds another dimension to her characters. This exhibition, in contrast, takes a step back and questions the potential of ‘the image as language’. Picture, Letter is on at the St Bride Foundation until 22 November, open Tuesdays – Saturdays during theatre performances (6:30pm – 11pm). The closing party on Sunday, 22 November runs from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. 

'Picture, Letter' Closing Party  on 22 November 2015, 4pm to 8pm

Daiwa Art Prize 2015 Winner Oliver Beer exhibiting at Aoyama | Meguro in Tokyo from 7th to 28th November

Posted on 29 October 2015

Daiwa Art Prize 2015 Winner Oliver Beer will be presenting his first solo exhibition in Japan, Life, Death and Tennis, at Aoyama | Meguro in Tokyo.   Oliver Beer explores the properties of sound in relation to space and vision through shared emotions and perceptions. His diverse works include sculpture, installation and film projects, with a focus

Daiwa Art Prize 2015 Winner Oliver Beer exhibiting at Aoyama | Meguro in Tokyo from 7th to 28th November

Visiting manga artist

Posted on 22 October 2015

World-famous manga artist (or mangaka – 漫画家) Akiko Hatsu (波津 ・彬子) visited London this week, giving a talk at the British Museum in the Japan Galleries.  Known for her work in the genre of shojo-manga (少女漫画), Akiko Hatsu was very influential in the development of the genre and also instrumental in coining the term Yaoi.

Visiting manga artist

Deconstructing Boundaries: Is 'East Asian Art History' possible?; 10 & 11 October at SOAS

Posted on 17 September 2015

The aim of this symposium is to give insight into the changing boundaries and concepts of ‘art’ in Japan and East Asia and to illuminate the exchanges and dialogues that took place among the artists of Japan and other East Asian nations.

Deconstructing Boundaries: Is 'East Asian Art History' possible?; 10 & 11 October at SOAS

Carl Randall's work on display at ArtInternational Istanbul, 4-7 September 2015

Posted on 3 September 2015

Daiwa Scholarship alumnus, Carl Randall’s ‘Hibakusha Triptych’ (a series of a three paintings of  survivors of the Atomic Bomb Hiroshima) and a series of his Japanese ink drawings, are being exhibited at ARTINTERNATIONAL Istanbul 2015, September 4th – 7th. The works are being shown through his gallery Berloni London, which hosted his solo exhibition ‘Shōzō’ in 2014. Drawing on its

Carl Randall's work on display at ArtInternational Istanbul, 4-7 September 2015

Exhibition by Ichijoh Shimotani at the Double Tree by Hilton West End in London, 2-5 October 2015

Posted on 11 August 2015

This London exhibition is Ichijoh Shimotani’s first ever show outside of Japan.

Ichijoh Shimotani is a Japanese Bokusai painter based in Osaka, Japan.  Born in Tokushima, Japan, Ichijoh graduated from the The Osaka University of Pharmaceutical Sciences in 1965 and soon discovered her love for painting. In 1974, she ventured into the world of oil painting and has had a presence in the Japanese traditional and modern art scene ever since.

Exhibition by Ichijoh Shimotani at the Double Tree by Hilton West End in London, 2-5 October 2015

Carl Randall portrait on display at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace from 6 to 17 June 2015

Posted on 5 June 2015

Former Daiwa Scholar, Carl Randall was recently commissioned to paint a World War Two D-Day Veteran for The Royal Collection (commissioned by HRH Prince of Wales, organised by The Royal Drawing School).

Carl Randall portrait on display at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace from 6 to 17 June 2015
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