Monthly Archives: April 2005

Dinner in Honor of Dr. Mohammed Yousef Asefi and the National Endowment of the Humanities

On April 19 AIAS/Kabul hosted a dinner meeting for Afghan artist and physician Mohammed Yousef Asefi with high-level officials from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Dr. Asefi has gained worldwide admiration for saving more than 200 oil paintings from the Taliban. At great personal risk, he hid some and disguised others with soluble watercolors. […]