In the online edition of MoMA’s ArtSpeaks program, a member of our staff shares personal impressions of an artwork in the galleries. Here, development officer Jamie Bergos is brave enough to get up close with Maria Martins’s 1946 sculpture The Impossible, III, and wonders if its ambiguity—Are the figures fighting? Merging?—is a metaphor for the occasional “impossibility” of intimate relationships.

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