Sadequain and the Culture of Enlightenment
Sadequain is a well known artist of Pakistan, he’s paintings are based on modern society and were often being criticise for his work. His work consist of calligraphy, drawing and paintings. But his art is famous all around the world for is modern work
Although the artist Sadequain was commonly regarded as a modernist. The author who is well known as an art critic and connoisseur suggests that his art was most modern when he was traditional, and strictly traditional when modern. This prolific and versatile artist was a khattat (calligrapher), book binder, master of drawing, painter, and poet.
Akbar Naqvi holds a PhD in English Literature from Liverpool University. He taught at Patna University from 1954 to 1956 and from 1959 to 1962. He has taught European Art History at the Indus Valley School of Art. And Architecture from 1990 to 1995 and has lectured on Pakistani Art and Sculpture at the National College of Art, Lahore, from 2000 to 2005.
In addition, he has written regular art and architecture reviews for the daily Sun, Dawn, and The Muslim, and the monthly Herald. Dr Naqvi has delivered lectures both in Pakistan and abroad on Modern Art and Sculpture, including at the Royal Asiatic Society, London, 1996; University of Manchester and Metropolitan University of Manchester, 1996; and the Brunei Art Gallery, SOAS, London, 2000.
|Dimensions||24 × 18 cm|