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Riyas Komu
(1971)

Systematic Citizen - III



In his Systematic Citizen series of large-format paintings, Riyas Komu confronts the viewer with portraits of people who are often encountered but rarely noticed. Representing lower-middle-class working protagonists, Komu renders them with almost confrontational gazes, establishing them as equal legatees of the world they share with the viewer. These monumental portraits in tight close-up are “…a way of making palpable what would otherwise have...



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  Lot 69 of 90  

SUMMER AUCTION 2010
16-17 JUNE 2010

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Riyas Komu
Systematic Citizen - III

Signed and dated in English (verso)
2006
Oil on canvas
84 x 60 in (213.4 x 152.4 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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