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'Forever Marilyn' at the Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ. (MyFoxNY) 'Forever Marilyn' at the Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ. (MyFoxNY)
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - Both a park and an art museum, the best time to visit the Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, New Jersey could be now.

The 42-acre sculpture park on the former New Jersey State Fairgrounds is hosting an exhibit by Seward Johnson of the Johnson & Johnson family.

Among his pieces on display is a 25-foot statue of Marilyn Monroe, a representation of her "larger than life" persona, Seward calls 'Forever Marilyn.'

The not-for-profit park was founded by Johnson in 1992. The exhibit will be presented through Sept. 21.

Other sculptures include Abraham Lincoln explaining the Gettysburg Address to the modern man. There is also a replica of a familiar photo.

“The famous image of the sailor kissing the nurse in Times Square with the trellis behind it ….I think it’s indicative of the experience you can have here,” said Executive Director Gary Schneider.

For more information on the park and the exhibit, visit GROUNDSFORSCULPTURE.ORG

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