Carl is showing 14 paintings in a solo exhibition in Japan, alongside the work of Hiroshige: 'Tokaido Highway: Portraits from Edo to the Present' at The Shizouka City Tokaido Hiroshige Museum, Shizouka, Japan.
The Shizouka City Tokaido Hiroshige Museum is dedicated to the work of renowned Japanese printmaker Ando Hiroshige, and 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 13 July, 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.
More information can be found on the Museum's website.