About SADEQUAIN Foundation

The SADEQUAIN Foundation is a not-for-profit organization registered in California, USA in 2007. It is dedicated to discover, preserve, and promote the art of Sadequain.

In pursuance of its goals, the Foundation has executed exhaustive research to locate hundred’s of previously unaccounted and undocumented pieces of Sadequain’s artwork in places as far flung as Hong Kong, Singapore, India, Middle East, Austria, Switzerland, France, England, USA, Canada, and many other places.

The Foundation is poised to publish a 12 volume catalog of Sadequain’s work, comprising of over 1,000 pages of text and over 2,000 selective paintings, murals, drawings, and calligraphies.

It holds regular exhibitions of Sadequain’s works, and conducts seminars at museums and universities to raise awareness about his prodigious palette.

The Foundation supports research on Sadequain’s life and work, and provides authentication of his works supported by its history, analyses, and provenance.

Milestones and Highlights:

1. The Foundation has published ten books in the USA on Sadequain’s life and work, and three books in Pakistan. Their titles are (1) Rubaiyyat-e-Sadequain Naqqash, (2) The legend of SADEQUAIN – Renaissance of Calligraphic Art, (3) SADEQUAIN – Strokes of Picasso and Scale of Michelangelo, (4) Mystic Expressions by SADEQUAIN – An Odyssey to Exaltation with Ghalib, Iqbal, Faiz, and Sadequain, (5) Realism to Calligraphic Cubism – The Legacy of SADEQUAIN from Paris to Pakistan, (6) Ghalib and Sadequain (in Hindi), (7) Lost Trails of Sadequain’s Art, (8/9) The Saga of SADEQUAIN Volume I and Volume II, and (10) Albert Camus and SADEQUAIN.

2. Since 2007, the Foundation has held exhibitions of Sadequain’s artwork at Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto, Canada, San Diego Museum of Art in California, Pakistan Embassy in Washington DC, Pakistan’s Consulate in Toronto, Canada, at the annual convention of the Aligarh Muslim University Alumni Association in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, at the annual convention of the Association of Pakistani Physicians of North America (APPNA) in Washington DC, Australian High Commission in Islamabad, and many more venues.

SADEQUAIN Foundation’s ultimate goal is to establish a museum in Sadequain’s name.