The question is though, are there any recent examples of people writing fantasy without going into great detail?
The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin
She puts it right in your face and delightfully conversational.
Let's start with the end of the world, why don’t we? Get it over with and move on to more interesting things....
And after that she admits...
But you need context. Let’s try the ending again, writ continentally.
Here is a land.
It is ordinary, as lands go ...
And after a bit, then
None of these places or people matter, by the way. I simply point them out for context.
But here is a man who will matter a great deal.
You can imagine how he looks, for now. You may also imagine what he’s thinking
And then he breaks it.
All in all, when the main narrative begins, all is well and comfortable, with details flowing in as needed.