Riyas Komu


Riyas Komu was born in 1971 in Kerala, and moved to Mumbai in 1992 to study literature. Dropping out during his final year, Komu eventually obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Fine Art from the Sir J. J. School of Art in 1997 and 1999 respectively. Since his graduation, Komu has been constantly asserting and pushing himself with a strong body of work.

The artist’s oeuvre, spanning several different media and genres,...
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Honours and Awards
  • 2010 Fellowhip from Lalit Kala Academy, Kerala
  • 1996 Hebbar Foundation Scholarship
  • 1996 Bombay Art Society Award, Mumbai
  • 1995 Maharashtra State Award
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    PAST AUCTIONS          
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    Lot 79 Details

    Evening Sale | Live Auction, New Delhi
    21 September 2017

    Riyas Komu

    Ground - IV...

    Oil on canvas

    60 x 48 in

    Winning bid
    $6,667
    Rs 4,20,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 86 Details

    Summer Online Auction
    6-7 June 2017

    Riyas Komu

    The Last Version ...

    Acrylic and oil on canvas

    24.1 x 24.1 in





    USD payement only Lot 124 Details

    The Ties That Bind: South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art
    30 Nov-1 Dec 2016

    Riyas Komu

    Systematic...

    Oil on canvas

    84.3 x 60 in



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    Lot 50 Details

    Contemporary Day Sale
    12 February 2015

    Riyas Komu

    Ground - (IV)...

    Oil on canvas

    60 x 48 in

    Winning bid
    $6,295
    Rs 3,84,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




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    Showing 4 of 8 works

    Lot 129 Details

    No Reserve Modern and Contemporary Art Auction

    Riyas Komu

    White Hole - 2

    Oil on canvas

    72 x 60 in

    Winning bid
    $5,873
    Rs 3,75,840
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 26 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern & Contemporary Indian Art

    Riyas Komu

    Story about my...

    Archival print on museo portfolio rag paper

    43 x 87.5 in

    Winning bid
    $496
    Rs 30,239
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 55 Details

    Absolute Auction of Contemporary Indian Art

    Riyas Komu

    Oxygen - An Illusion

    Oil, enamel and marble grain on canvas

    41.5 x 65.5 in

    Winning bid
    $5,486
    Rs 3,29,184
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 87 Details

    Absolute Auction of Modern & Contemporary Indian Art

    Riyas Komu

    Tragic Day...

    Archival print on Hahnemuhle fine art photo rag

    9.5 x 13 in

    Winning bid
    $102
    Rs 6,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




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    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 4 of 5 works

    Lot 22 Details

    ARTiculate 2011 An Exhibition of Contemporary...
    4 Oct-30 Nov 2011

    Riyas Komu

    Immortal...

    Digital print on brushed silver metal laminate

    19.5 x 29.5 in






    Lot 20 Details

    BAPU.
    15 Jan-16 Feb 2009

    Riyas Komu

    Two Fathers from ...

    Mixed media on linen pasted on canvas

    63 x 104 in






    Lot 94 Details

    Sculptures Show.
    25 Jan-15 Feb 2007

    Riyas Komu

    Untitled

    Mixed media

    72.5 x 36.5 x 5 in






    Lot 223 Details

    Works on paper.
    2-20 February 2006

    Riyas Komu

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper

    11 x 9 in






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