An unsettling sculpture dramatizing the thin line between love and hate | UNIQLO ARTSPEAKS

MoMA 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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