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Riyas Komu
Systematic Citizen - XV


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 violence...



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  Lot 51 of 60  

24-HOUR CONTEMPORARY AUCTION
2-3 FEBRUARY 2011

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Winning Bid
$26,933
Rs 11,85,052

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Riyas Komu
Systematic Citizen - XV
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 Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2006

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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