Fantastic realism in paintings by Boris Indrikov
Born in 1967 in St.Petersburg, Boris Indrikov is a talented Russian artist, designer, and illustrator. Indrikov now lives and works in Moscow, he is a member of the Artists Union of Russia and the International Federation of Artists UNESCO. Currently engaged in painting, graphic design and minor forms of plastics, his main line of work – fantastic realism. Paintings by Boris Indrikov are in the gallery HORIZON (Netherlands), as well as in private collections in Russia, Sweden, Germany, France, Switzerland, Japan and the USA.
According to his biography, from 1991 to 1997 he was a book designer and worked as an illustrator for the popular science magazine “Chemistry and Life”. Also, Boris Indrikov exhibited his beautiful works at a number of shows in Russia and abroad. In particular, in the Art-Manezh (2002, 2003, 2012), ART-Salon (2007), Drommar (Sweden, Nykoping 2004), and others. Working mainly in fantastic realism, he creates art works in painting, graphic design and small-form plastic.
Picture is a door to a parallel world. A world where things are different. Other laws, other lines and shapes. This is my world. Maybe I’m out of it and come back to it. You take a brush and paint, go to the canvas – the canvas is already looking forward to your first stroke…… Artist – a mysterious creature, “God’s pipe”, conductor, vibrating the flow of information going through him”. This is how the artist lives …