Arts

Photo of people visiting the Newseum in Washington

Newseum Hailed Free Press, but Got Beaten by Free Museums

WASHINGTON — In 2008, the Newseum — a private museum dedicated to exploring modern history as told through the eyes of journalists — opened on prime Washington real estate. “We’re proud of how we did our storytelling. We changed the model of how museums did...
Suraya Shaheedi, 26, Tattoo artist

A Tattoo at a Time, Afghan Woman Takes on Society’s Taboos

KABUL, Afghanistan — A female tattoo artist, a rarity in ultra-conservative Afghanistan, is taking a big risk with every customer she takes on. It’s been 18 months since Suraya Shaheedi started her mobile tattoo shop in the capital, Kabul. She’s received de...
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