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Syed Sadequain Ahmed Naqvi was born in 1923, Amroha, India. He is regarded as one of Pakistan’s finest calligraphers, muralists and painters with over 15,000 pieces in his repertoire, consisting of giant calligraphic murals, figurative art and drawings and not to mention, several thousand pieces of poetry. He belongs to a family of calligraphers. He spent the early years of his life in India; however, he migrated to Pakistan in 1948 and joined the Progressive Writers and Artists Movement of Pakistan. Sadequain was a social commentator and illuminate the social evils of society. His work based on
-Knife Work Oil Painting on Canvas Portrait by T.J. BHATTI-
-Sadequain’s calligraphy at Lahore Museum-
-Sadequain’s Painting and Poetry-
-Arz-o-Samawat (The Earth and the Skies), Frere Hall-
-Illustration of Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s Bol Keh Lab Azad Haen Terey-
Sadequain revolutionized and transformed the once dying art of calligraphy and reinvented it into a bright, colorful and alive medium that has as much right to grace the walls of Pakistan’s famous places as do any other works of art. His faith was strong, his strength was his art and his art was his worship. He died on February 10, 1987, Karachi. Sadequain truly was unique; a man who died with no worldly belongings but left behind a lasting and immortal legacy.