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 (1937 - 1987)
Sadequain was active/lived in Pakistan.  Sadequain is known for paintings.


Born in Amroha, Uttar Pradesh, in India, he migrated to Pakistan soon after graduating from Agra University with a degree in Art History. He passed away in Pakistan in 1987. Today he's known as a Pakistani painter, and one of the country's most prolific Modernists—having produced more than 15,000 murals, paintings, calligraphies and drawings in his lifetime. He is also one of Pakistan's best known artists, second only, perhaps, to A R. Chughtai. In the late 1950s, Sadequain plunged himself into self-imposed seclusion on Karachi's barren seacoast where he learned to endure a hostile environment. It proved a pivotal moment in his artistic development; his began showing almost immediately in exhibitions in Europe and in the United States thChristie's, Mumbai  ...  Displaying 768 of 1778 characters.

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About  Sadequain

Born:  1937 - Amroha, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died:   1987
Known for:  paintings