Kashi Art Gallery will be hosting famed Malayali artist Riyas Komu’s latest series of works called ‘Condition/ദുരൂഹത’ from August 4th to August 30th. There will be a special preview show on August 4th from 6PM-8PM. Born in 1971 Riyas Komu graduated from the prestigious Sir J.J. School of arts in Mumbai with painting as his specialization. He is the recipent of several prestigious awards including the K.K. Hebbar Foundation Scholarship and Bombay Art Society Award, 1996. He has also exhibited his work in some of the most prestigious museums and galleries in India as well as abroad.Riyas Komu says that his work draws from the public domain. His subjects are charged with significance bringing about a disturbance depicting an element of political disquiet. For Riyas, “art is a medium for social comment on the situations the world is facing today.”
To catch more of this talented artist’s works drop down by the Kashi Art Gallery in Burgher Street in Fort Kochi.
Preview : 4th August (6PM-8PM)
August 4th to 30th (10AM-6PM)