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Massive Marilyn Monroe Sculpture To Tower Over Chicago's Michigan Ave
Massive Marilyn Monroe Sculpture To Tower Over Chicago's Michigan Ave
CHICAGO, IL - JULY 15: Spectators look at "Forever Marilyn", a sculpture by Seward Johnson, on July 15, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. The stainless steel and aluminum sculpture, which stands 26 feet tall and weighs 34,000 pounds, will be on display in Chicago through the spring of 2012. The sculpture was inspired by Marilyn Monroe?s iconic scene in the 1955 movie "Seven Year Itch". (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Massive Marilyn Monroe Sculpture To Tower Over Chicago's Michigan Ave
Massive Marilyn Monroe Sculpture To Tower Over Chicago's Michigan Ave
CHICAGO, IL - JULY 14: People watch as workers put some finishing touches on ''Forever Marilyn'', a sculpture by Seward Johnson, on July 14, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. The stainless steel and aluminum sculpture which stands 26 feet tall and weighs 34,000 pounds will be unveiled tomorrow and remain on display in Chicago through the spring of 2012. The sculpture was inspired by Marilyn Monroe's iconic scene in the 1955 movie Seven Year Itch. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Massive Marilyn Monroe Sculpture To Tower Over Chicago's Michigan Ave
Massive Marilyn Monroe Sculpture To Tower Over Chicago's Michigan Ave
CHICAGO, IL - JULY 15: Spectators look at " Forever Marilyn", a sculpture by Seward Johnson, on July 15, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. The stainless steel and aluminum sculpture which stands 26 feet tall and weighs 34,000 pounds will be on display in Chicago through the spring of 2012. The sculpture was inspired by Marilyn Monroe?s iconic scene in the 1955 movie Seven Year Itch. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Massive Marilyn Monroe Sculpture To Tower Over Chicago's Michigan Ave
Massive Marilyn Monroe Sculpture To Tower Over Chicago's Michigan Ave
CHICAGO, IL - JULY 15: Spectators look at " Forever Marilyn", a sculpture by Seward Johnson, on July 15, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. The stainless steel and aluminum sculpture which stands 26 feet tall and weighs 34,000 pounds will be on display in Chicago through the spring of 2012. The sculpture was inspired by Marilyn Monroe?s iconic scene in the 1955 movie Seven Year Itch. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Massive Marilyn Monroe Sculpture To Tower Over Chicago's Michigan Ave
Massive Marilyn Monroe Sculpture To Tower Over Chicago's Michigan Ave
CHICAGO, IL - JULY 15: The " Forever Marilyn", a sculpture by Seward Johnson, stands on July 15, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. The stainless steel and aluminum sculpture which stands 26 feet tall and weighs 34,000 pounds will be on display in Chicago through the spring of 2012. The sculpture was inspired by Marilyn Monroe?s iconic scene in the 1955 movie Seven Year Itch. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Massive Marilyn Monroe Sculpture To Tower Over Chicago's Michigan Ave
Massive Marilyn Monroe Sculpture To Tower Over Chicago's Michigan Ave
CHICAGO, IL - JULY 15: Spectators look at "Forever Marilyn", a sculpture by Seward Johnson, on July 15, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. The stainless steel and aluminum sculpture, which stands 26 feet tall and weighs 34,000 pounds, will be on display in Chicago through the spring of 2012. The sculpture was inspired by Marilyn Monroe?s iconic scene in the 1955 movie "Seven Year Itch". (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Massive Marilyn Monroe Sculpture To Tower Over Chicago's Michigan Ave
Massive Marilyn Monroe Sculpture To Tower Over Chicago's Michigan Ave
CHICAGO, IL - JULY 15: Spectators look at "Forever Marilyn", a sculpture by Seward Johnson, on July 15, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. The stainless steel and aluminum sculpture, which stands 26 feet tall and weighs 34,000 pounds, will be on display in Chicago through the spring of 2012. The sculpture was inspired by Marilyn Monroe?s iconic scene in the 1955 movie "Seven Year Itch". (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Massive Marilyn Monroe Sculpture To Tower Over Chicago's Michigan Ave
Massive Marilyn Monroe Sculpture To Tower Over Chicago's Michigan Ave
CHICAGO, IL - JULY 15: Spectators look at "Forever Marilyn", a sculpture by Seward Johnson, on July 15, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. The stainless steel and aluminum sculpture, which stands 26 feet tall and weighs 34,000 pounds, will be on display in Chicago through the spring of 2012. The sculpture was inspired by Marilyn Monroe?s iconic scene in the 1955 movie "Seven Year Itch". (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Massive Marilyn Monroe Sculpture To Tower Over Chicago's Michigan Ave
Massive Marilyn Monroe Sculpture To Tower Over Chicago's Michigan Ave
CHICAGO, IL - JULY 15: Newly-wed bride Anya Nguyen and her bridesmaids look at "Forever Marilyn", a sculpture by Seward Johnson, on July 15, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. The stainless steel and aluminum sculpture, which stands 26 feet tall and weighs 34,000 pounds, will be on display in Chicago through the spring of 2012. The sculpture was inspired by Marilyn Monroe?s iconic scene in the 1955 movie "Seven Year Itch". (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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One Comment

  1. No way! I love this sculpture😀

  2. birdbgone says:

    Not art. Ugh, poor Marilyn, I do not think she would like it.

  3. RainbowRay says:

    Looks like Marilyn stands tall i Chicago.

    RainbowRay

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