"The Persistence of Memory" by Salvador Dali (1931)
La persistencia de la memoria (1931) or The Persistence of Memory is the most famous painting by artist Salvador Dalí. The painting has also been popularly known as "Soft Watches", "Droopy Watches", "The Persistence of Time", or "Melting Clocks".
"The Persistence of Memory" by Salvador Dali has been owned by the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City since 1934. It was, however, on display at the Salvador Dalí Museum, in St. Petersburg, Florida, (1 February–1 June 2008). "The Persistence of Memory" returned to the Museum of Modern Art in June 2008 as part of the exhibition Dalí and Film, on view from 29 June – 15 September 2008.