Contemporary Artists Collection
Riyas Komu (b. 1971)

Riyas Komu is an Indian contemporary artist and cultural organizer. Born in Kerala, India, Komu is recognized for his paintings, sculptures, and installations that engage with socio-political issues, identity, and the human condition. Komu's artworks often reflect a concern for social justice and the impact of political events on human lives.

He has been associated with the Indian Radical Painters and Sculptors Association (IRPSA) and has contributed to the development of contemporary art in India. His art often reflects a commitment to social issues and a keen awareness of the complexities of contemporary society.

He is also a co-founder of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, one of the largest contemporary art exhibitions in India and has played a crucial role in shaping the cultural landscape of India through his involvement in the Kochi-Muziris Biennale.

Riyas Komu - The Last Version of Flowering History

Acrylic and oil on canvas, 24” x 24”