“After seven years, Palm Springs, Calif., is about to scratch its Marilyn Monroe itch. A towering sculpture of the screen icon called “Forever Marilyn” that spent almost two years in the city is coming back permanently.
When she was there from 2012 to 2014, she was one of downtown’s hottest attractions. But while some like it hot, others have a frostier take on the star’s comeback.
The sculpture itself is a 26-foot-tall, stainless steel and aluminum likeness that captures Marilyn in that famously billowing white dress as she stands over a subway grate in the movie “The Seven Year Itch…”