Mia King on Salvador Dalí’s The Persistence of Memory
An iconic Surrealist painting shows what can happen when your subconscious mind is in the driver’s seat.
Mar 25, 2022
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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