Conceptual And Fantasy Style Artworks That You Shouldn’t Miss

Moving from surrealism to conceptualism, this collection of works of art reflects all of those genres and more. Here are five conceptual and fantasy-based artworks that we absolutely loved this week.

“From That Window” by Prasoon Poddar offers a mesmerizing glimpse into an ethereal seascape. Through a mixed media approach, Poddar creates a striking 3-D effect, akin to a realistic blueprint. The green-blue sea base, adorned with raised board reliefs, captivates with its intricate details, evoking a sense of nostalgia and wonder. This artwork stands as a profound testament to the transformative power of art, showcasing its remarkable ability to surpass the confines of reality and whisk viewers away to enchanting realms brimming with beauty and boundless imagination.

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From That Window by Prasoon Poddar

Prakriti, the primordial substance behind the world, serves as the foundational inspiration for Shampa Sircar Das’ captivating series. As the material cause of the universe, Prakriti embodies the essence of creation itself—a concept deeply ingrained in Indian philosophy. In the Prakriti Series, Das invites viewers to embark on a journey of introspection and contemplation, as they bear witness to the profound interconnectedness of all living beings and the natural world. Through her masterful use of colour, texture, and symbolism, she transports us to a realm where the boundaries between the tangible and the intangible dissolve, revealing the underlying unity that binds us all.

Prakriti Series by Shampa Sircar Das

“Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope.” – Dr. Seuss. Vijaylaxmi believes we need fantasies to escape from reality or, should we say, to survive it. There is a certain allure to building worlds purely based on your whims! The artist is intrigued by a world where there is no clear distinction between fantasy and reality, and she has tried to capture that idea through these drawings and paintings. The artwork is a testament to the beauty of daydreams, a celebration of the subconscious mind’s ability to create captivating, surreal landscapes. The concept is rooted in the exploration of how fantasies can provide a necessary respite from the rigidity of everyday life. Textures add depth and dimension, inviting sensory engagement and enhancing the dreamlike quality. “A Flight of Fantasy” challenges viewers to embrace the limitless possibilities of imagination, inspiring introspection and wonder.

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The painting itself gives such a beautiful contrast between the reds and the greens and glows at the edges. The shadows and highlights play within the visual plane and create a beautiful vibration within the work itself. Thoroughly detailed and open to interpretation – the shades are muted and bold, giving the artwork an enigmatic aura. The brushstrokes are meticulous yet expressive, conveying a sense of depth and movement that captivates the viewer. Bawiskar’s use of colour and form challenges the observer to explore their own thoughts and emotions, making “Thinking I” a deeply personal and introspective piece. The interplay of light and shadow not only enhances the visual impact but also adds a layer of mystery, inviting viewers to ponder the hidden meanings and stories behind the artwork. Each element within the painting seems to pulse with life, creating a dynamic and immersive experience.

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Thinking I by Isha Bawiskar

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