Hashoo Hotels paid tribute to the legendary Artist Sadequain by hosting an exhibition of his unexplored raw sketches & portraits, titled “Sadequain in intimate moments”, unveiling the private world of artist that spanned his work from 1942 to 1986.
The private preview was held on the 16th of May 2016 at the Pearl Continental Hotel Karachi. The same collection was on display for the general public on the 17th of May 2016.
The work for the display came from the collection of Sadequain’s nephew, Sultan Ahmed Naqvi and the exhibition was homage to Sadequain and Hashoo Group. The work included 31 of his portraits in pen-and-ink, marker and water colours.
The chief marketing officer of the Hashoo Group, Andrew Ashmore, inaugurated and compared the function. The exhibition was attended Dignitaries like US Council General Brian Heath and the art lovers of the city.
It also bears remembrance that Sadequain’s first ever exhibition in a five star hotel, was held on the same date, half a century ago on 17th May 1966, at the same venue.
Hashoo Hotels, has under its umbrella, has the distinguished hospitality brands in Pakistan, such as Pearl Continental Hotels, Marriott, and Hotel One.