Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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Riyas Komu

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Motivated by political activism, Riyas Komu's intent in art is to expose socio-economic ambiguities that persist in Indian society and elsewhere. Komu's works represent strength, boldness, and voice for social justice as in his own words, "Social action has power."

 « If you save art, art will save you »
– Riyas Komu
Gifted with expertise in multiple mediums and styles, he has produced artworks encompassing oil on canvas, acrylic and oil on canvas, archival print on brushed silver metal laminate, mixed media on linen pasted on canvas, photography, digital print, and bronze sculpture. 

Appreciating Riyas Komu's artwork often requires deep understanding of contextual background. For example, he has installed statues of Indian thinker and politician B. R. Ambedker, who is often regarded as the father of Indian constitution, in Nirox Cultural Park in South Africa. The multiple statues of Ambedker in varying heights in that work are suggestive of division and hierarchy in the society, which has hindered both countries progress. The artwork tries to relate India and South Africa and their struggle Read More

Riyas Komu

Last Landscape 1, 2008

Painting

Oil On Canvas

USD 53,750

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What is activist art?

What is activist art?

Activist art is art created to address social and political issues. It is a kind of performance art because it is presented in public, working closely with the community which will create it. One example could be creating and posting social protest fliers in exhibition.

Arne QUINZE | My home

Arne Quinze

My Home, My House, My Stilt House, 2010

Limited Edition Print

Digital Print On Paper

EUR 1,500

Victor VASARELY | Vilag | Screen-print available for sale on composition gallery

Victor Vasarely

Vilag

Limited Edition Print

Screen-print

EUR 2,300

Peter DOIG | House of paintings (Haus der Bilder) | Etching available for sale on composition gallery

Peter Doig

House Of Paintings (Haus Der Bilder), 2004

Limited Edition Print

Etching

EUR 1,900

Javacheff CHRISTO | Wrapped Walkways Detail WW-451 | Photograph available for sale on composition gallery

Javacheff Christo

Wrapped Walkways Detail WW-451

Limited Edition Print

Photograph

EUR 11,000