In the online edition of MoMA’s ArtSpeaks program, a member of our staff shares personal impressions of an artwork in the galleries. Here, Paul Galloway, collection specialist in the Department of Architecture and Design, talks about the Volkswagen Beetle—unexpected design success, countercultural icon, and a personal symbol of joy, adventure, family, and remembrance.

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