Sadequain and the Culture of Enlightenment

Sadequain and the Culture of Enlightenment

by Akbar Naqvi

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199066483
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 04/04/2016
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Akbar Naqvi, Dr,

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 National College of Art, Lahore, from 2000 to 2005. In addition he has written regular art and architecture reviews for the daily Sun; Dawn, Muslim; and Herald. Dr Naqvi has delivered lectures both in Pakistan and abroad on Modern Art and Sculpture, including to the Royal Asiatic Society, London, 1996; University of Manchester and Metropolitan University of Manchester, 1996; and the Brunei Art Gallery, SOAS, London, 2000. Two of his books, Image and Identity: Painting and Sculpture in Pakistan 19471997 (1998; 2nd edition: 2010) and The Making of Art: The Pakistan Story (2000) have been published by Oxford University Press, Pakistan.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
List of Images
Prologue
1. Framing Sadequain: Malamati or Holy Sinner?
2. Sadequain and Khattati
3. Sadeqians Khuskhati in Line Drawing
4. Sadeqains Robayi
5. Chughtai and Sadequain
6. Sadequain and Shakir Ali
7. Shahid Sajjad and the Beginning of Time
8. Alberuni and Amir Khusro: Beacons of Enlightenment
Epilogue
Glossary
Index

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