Mohammad Yusuf Asefi,


venue: Fridericianum
Mohammad Yusuf Asefi, born in 1961 in Kabul, has a doctorate in medicine from Kabul University. Besides this, he was trained in painting. Asefi saved numerous paintings from the National Gallery of Kabul and the Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs from the destruction by the Taliban. Among them were works by famous Afghan painters like Abdul Kadir Brishna, Ghulam Mohammed Maimaneghi, and Abdul Aziz.