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Riyas Komu
Systematic Citizen - XIII


Brought up in a Marxist household in Kerala, Riyas Komu was heavily involved in political activism during his student days. Moving to Bombay in 1991, the year that the city was brought to its knees by religious rioting, he was deeply affected by the violence he witnessed. It is not surprising, then, that Riyas Komu’s art is frequently confrontational, engaging the establishment in protest – both explicit and implicit – against political...



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  Lot 63 of 85  

SUMMER AUCTION 2009
10-11 JUNE 2009

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Winning Bid
$32,315
Rs 15,18,805

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Riyas Komu
Systematic Citizen - XIII
Signed and dated in English (verso)
2006
Oil on canvas
84 x 60 in (213.4 x 152.4 cm)

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Systematic Citizen, Palette Gallery, New Delhi, 2006

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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