Everyone’s a critic
Chicago’s newly unveiled Marilyn Monroe statue was just getting settled into her new digs and already she’s been named the worst piece of public art in the world. Travel website VirtualTourist.com recently announced The Top 10 Places with Bad Public Art, placing Chicago on the list twice. “Forever Marilyn” is ranked #1 and “Monument With Standing Beast” comes in at #9.
Do you agree with their choices?
While the towering, 26-foot-tall Marilyn Monroe statue may be gaining some critics, there’s no denying that she serves a practical purpose in the Windy City. Check out this recent photo of tourists seeking shelter under Marilyn’s billowing dress on a rainy Chicago day.