September 21st — October 28th, 2013
AFA of SoHo presents "Phantasmagoria," an exhibition of 32 new oil paintings on paper and canvas by French artist Anne Bachelier. The artist will be a guest of honor at a reception to be held at the gallery on September 21, from 6-8PM. She will also autograph copies of her illustrated books: 13 plus 1 by Edgar Allan Poe, The Phantom of the Opera and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland on September 22, from 2-4pm.
The art of Anne Bachelier depicts a mystical, enigmatic and esoteric world populated by intriguing figures. Surreal, curious and fantastic characters and other chimerical creatures portray a timeless realm of flamboyant fantasies. Bachelier's paintings are richly textured and often embellished with silver or gold leaf, ink and layers of paint that utilize a rich spectrum of hot colors frequently set in stark contrasts.