Two photographic exhibitions from the Japanese American National Museum, Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World, and Tatau: Marks of Polynesia both focus on tattoo, an art form with ancient roots and an array of distinct traditions and artist interpretations. Striking photographs capture living...

[gallery link="none" size="medium" ids="20263,20246"] Italian luthier, or maker of string instruments, Antonio Stradivari crafted an estimated 1,116 string instruments throughout his life in the 16-1700s. Antonio, hailing from Cremona, is thought to have apprenticed under master luthier Nicola Amata. His apprenticeship would have had him producing...