In our latest online edition of MoMA’s ArtSpeaks program, a member of our staff shares personal impressions of an artwork in the galleries. Here, Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi, the Steven and Lisa Tananbaum Curator of Painting and Sculpture, looks at Sue Williamson’s For Thirty Years Next to His Heart, in which the 30-year life of one man’s official government passbook “captures the experience of Black South Africans under apartheid”—and serves as a reminder that we must not forget the most difficult chapters of our history.

Explore our collection work by work as we release a new video each Friday. Watch the videos and then come visit the works in person at MoMA!

You can also hear more about this work from the artist herself.

UNIQLO is MoMA’s proud partner of #ArtForAll.