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  • I’m a certified Grammar Nazi, and I couldn’t pass IELTS

    Nothing wrecks an English writer’s pride – his “unfaltering” confidence in his own pen – like being made to repeat an internationally acclaimed English language test due to an insufficient score...

    IELTS, which stands for International English Language Testing System, meticulously examines one’s language skills for the purpose of working or studying in certain English-speaking countries; notably Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom
  • Exhibition showcasing Sadequain’s book illustrations opens

    ISLAMABAD: An exhibition of drawings by Sadequain for Parto Rohilla’s book Rainn Ujyara opened on Saturday at Gallery 6...

    Although Sadequain’s illustrations of his own poetry, and of the work of Ghalib, Iqbal and Faiz are well known, not as many people are aware that he also illustrated Parto Rohilla’s book...

  • Sadequain artworks exhibition from today

    LAHORE: An exhibition of Sadequain’s artworks will open at a local hotel on Wednesday (today)...

    The art show, A Tribute to Sadequain, will be held under the patronage of Sadruddin Hashwani in coordination with the SADEQUAIN Foundation USA...

  • Action demanded against makers of fake Sadequain paintings

    KARACHI: Action should be taken against those who are making fake paintings and selling them as Sadequain’s artworks...

    This was the crux of a press conference held by one of the nephews of Sadequain (1930-1987), Sultan Ahmed, and Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi’s president Ahmed Shah at the council’s Ahmed Pervez Gallery on Wednesday...

  • Sublime Sadequain: The person behind the artist

    Sadequain was known for an energetic, enigmatic and rebellious personality and also for his urge to express his ideals and philosophies through his lines, textures and symbols, which defined his unique painting style...

    Sadequain as an artist, within his domain of intentional and unintentional imagination, has always remained unparalleled...

  • Sadequain’s doodle makes art lovers feel proud

    KARACHI: It’s not easy to say whether Sadequain would have approved the doodle that Google came up with on Friday to pay tribute to him...

    Sadequain (1930-1987), arguably Pakistan’s greatest artist, is one of those painters, if not the first one, who put Pakistani art on the global map when the country was barely two decades old...

  • An introduction to Sadequain, Chughtai

    ISLAMABAD: On the second and final day of the Children’s Literature Festival in Islamabad, at the Lok Virsa National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage, Dheere Bolo held a workshop on two Pakistani artists: Sadequain and Chughtai...

    Sadequain, on the other hand, painted murals...

  • Birwa opens at Gallerie Sadequain

    KARACHI: The old Urdu/Hindi adage Honahaar birwa ke chikne chikne paat implies that the potential of a (child) prodigy can be spotted at a very early stage...

    But Birwa, an exhibition that opened at Gallerie Sadequain on Friday evening to pay tribute to the blossoming art scene in Pakistan, does not only focus on the budding talent alone...

  • Basaleeq at Gallerie Sadequain

    KARACHI: Art lovers were treated to an intriguing variety of archival prints, video installations, paintings and performance art at a five-person exhibition, Basaleeq, that opened at Gallerie Sadequain, Frere Hall, on Friday evening...

  • ‘Sadequain did not sign 90 per cent of his work’

    KARACHI: In December last year, one of iconic artist Sadequain’s nephews Salman Ahmed, who lives in the US and runs a foundation in the artist’s name, visited the Anjuman Taraqqi-i-Urdu office...

    During his interaction with the audience someone sought his views on the fake Sadequain’s artworks that are available in the market...

  • Exhibition commemorates Sadequain’s 30th death anniversary

    ISLAMABAD: An art exhibition, commemorating the 30th death anniversary of Sadequain, opened at Gallery 6 on Thursday...

    Fariya Zaeem, an Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture graduate, was invited to paint Sadequain’s verses in her style of abstract impressions for the exhibition, which is titled ‘Naqqash Se Kuch Bol Raha Hai Qartas’, a line from one of Sadeqain’s quatrain...

  • Rs450m Sadequain underpass opened for traffic

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Tuesday said unchecked growth of Karachi had destroyed the city’s infrastructure, affected civic amenities and played havoc with the security situation...

    He was speaking at the inauguration ceremony of the Golimar underpass, which has recently been named after renowned artist Sadequain...

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