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Film & Faerie Artists Brian & Wendy Froud Come to AFA Oct. 11

37DT FroudFaeriesInternationally acclaimed film and faerie artists Brian and Wendy Froud share their collection of original artwork from their latest book, Trolls.

Brian is an award-winning artist, author and concept designer, who also imagined and designed Jim Henson’s cult classic film, Labyrinth. With more than 30 books in publication and more than 8 million books sold to date, Brian Froud’s best sellers include Good Faeries/Bad Faeries, Lady Cottington’s Pressed Fairy Book (Yes, it’s exactly what you think it is), The Faeries’ Oracle and Lady Cottington’s Fairy Album.

Wendy is the fabricator of “Yoda” from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. She sculpted and fabricated “Kira” and “Jen” from The Dark Crystal, and sculpted and fabricated several Labyrinth goblins.

The Trolls exhibition at AFA NYC in SoHo will include Wendy’s 3-D sculptural interpretations of select characters from the book and the Frouds will appear in person to sign books from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, 10.11.

The exhibit opens Sunday, 10.7 and runs through Sunday, 12.30.

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