Riyas Komu

Keep Cooking : Blood Red Series

Lot No
Metal, automotive paint & charred wood
78.7 x 18 x 30.3 in.
Rs. 3,00,000 - 4,00,000

Winning Bid

₹ 3,41,511

(Inclusive 15% margin)

additional information

Edition : This lot is from an edition of 6

Exhibited : ‘Riyas Komu Solo Exhibition : The Third Day’ October 2005 at Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi.

‘Riyas Komu Solo Exhibition : FAITh accompli’ 14th April - 6th May, 2006 at Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai.

Published : ‘Riyas Komu : FAITh accompli’ by Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai, 2006, pg. 66 & 67.

Provenance : Property from an important Mumbai based private collection, artwork was acquired by the present owner from Sakshi Gallery.

Artwork Size

Height of the figure - 6ft

about artist

(b. 1971)
Riyas Komu was born in 1971 in Kerala and obtained his BFA and MFA from Sir J. J. School of Art Mumbai, in 1997 and 1999 respectively. Some of his solo shows include two exhibitions at Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai, (2002, 2005) and one of his photographic works at the Guild Gallery, Mumbai, 2005. His works were part of the National Gallery of Modern Art Show in 1999 and 2000, Audio Visual presentations in Lakeeren and Tao Art Gallery, 2000, The Guild Gallery 2001 and 2002, Fine Art Company, Mumbai, 2002, `Harmony`, Mumbai, 2002, and Saffronart & The Guild Gallery, Mumbai, 2004. He is a recipient of K.K. Hebbar Foundation Society Scholarship, 1997 to 1999; Bombay Art Society Award 1996; and Maharashtra State Art Prize 1995. The artist currently lives and works in Mumbai.