In the online edition of MoMA’s ArtSpeaks program, a member of our staff shares personal impressions of an artwork in the galleries. Here, Mia King, analytics and special projects intern in the Department of Membership, takes a close look at Salvador Dalí’s 1931 painting The Persistence of Memory and wonders how our subconscious minds have processed recent traumatic events.

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