Shinjuku, Tokyo
by Carl Randall

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Oil on canvas
650 x 1300 mm

Carl Randall undertook a BA (Hons) in fine art at the Slade School of Fine Art, London followed by an MA and a doctorate in painting at Tokyo University of Fine Arts. His work has been seen in numerous group exhibitions in London and Tokyo including being selected for the BP Portrait Award 2002 and 2012 when he was the winner of the BP Travel Award.

This depiction of rush hour Tokyo contains portraits of seventy-five individual sitters. The title refers to a crowded shopping area of the city and includes Shinjuku station, one of the busiest train stations in the world.

    Shinjuku, Tokyo by Carl Randall, 2013
    © Carl Randall