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Riyas Komu
(1971)

Untitled



Riyas Komu began his series of massive portraits in the late 1990s. “These are the faces of people captured in the attitude of waiting, of foreboding or memorialising: these are the faces of witnesses, who depose before us, silently obliging us to acknowledge the genocides and mass migrations, the families and desolations of our catastrophic epoch” (Ranjit Hoskote, “The Menace of Framing, The Persistence of Hope: Recent Paintings and Sculptures...



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  Lot 45 of 120  

SPRING AUCTION 2011
16-17 MARCH 2011

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Riyas Komu
Untitled

Signed and dated in English (verso)
2007
Oil on canvas
72 x 60 in (182.9 x 152.4 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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