Marilyn Monroe and Other J. Seward Johnson Sculptures

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<i>Forever Marilyn</i>

The sculpture entitled Forever Marilyn by artist Seward Johnson is based on a scene from the movie The Seven Year Itch. The 26-foot tall statue of Marilyn Monroe is on display in Chicago.

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<i>Forever Marilyn</i>

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 The Seven Year Itch.

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<i>Unconditional Surrender</i>

Unconditional Surrender by artist Seward Johnson is a 26 foot statue replica of the legendary lip-lock photograph created the day WWII ended.

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<i>Unconditional Surrender</i>

Unconditional Surrender, a sculpture by Seward Johnson based on the iconic 1945 photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt of a sailor kissing a nurse on V-J Day stands outside the Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum in San Diego, California.

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<i>The Awakening</i>

Seward Johnson installation titled The Awakening in Rome, Italy, November 14, 2009.

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<i>God Bless America</i>

A statue based on Grant Wood's famous American Gothic painting stands on Michigan Avenue near the Chicago River in Chicago, Illinois.

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<i>Waiting</i>

Snow falls on the bronze statue Waiting by Seward Johnson on Front Street in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Monday, February 28, 2005.

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<i>Sharing the Headlines</i>

Visitors of the 62nd edition of the Venice Film Festival eat ice cream next to a bronze statue titled Sharing the Headlines by sculptor Seward Johnson, unveiled in Venice's Lido, northern Italy, Wednesday, September 7, 2005.