Snoopy Art Exhibition Scheduled for Shinjuku & Fukuoka Viewing

29.March.2019 | SPOT

American artist Tom Everhart is set to hold an exhibition on the internationally-beloved comic series Peanuts™ which features popular characters such as Snoopy and Charlie Brown. This will be his biggest art exhibition in Japan to date.

 

It will take place in at Hilton Tokyo’s Hiltopia Artist Square in Shinjuku from April 26 to 30 and Erugara Hall Tenjin in Fukuoka from May 2 to 6. Select artworks will be available for purchase at both venues.

“Brothers and Sisters Please”

Around 60 pieces by Tom Everhart will be on show including a special Japan-only early preview of his newest work Brothers and Sisters Please.

“My Brothers Please”

Everhart paints Snoopy’s face with a calm expression and makes full use of vibrant colours, resulting in a feeling of inner-warmth and comfort when observed. Other pieces will include mixed media works, rare lithographs and more.

 

Enter a world of Peanuts™ art.

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