Allow Me
A bronze statue of a man in a business suit; in one hand he is holding an umbrella, while his other arm is extended.
Allow Me and (inset) the descriptive plaque mounted in the brickwork of Portland, Oregon's Pioneer Courthouse Square
ArtistJohn Seward Johnson II
MediumBronze sculpture

Allow Me is a bronze sculpture by John Seward Johnson II. Casts of Allow Me are displayed as public art in Bath, New York; Chicago;[1] in front of the Prince Music Theater in Philadelphia;[2] on Embassy Row (2346 Massachusetts Ave. NW) in Washington DC;[citation needed] and in Portland, Oregon. Three additional casts exist in private collections in Hamilton, Ohio, Los Angeles and Fort Smith, Arkansas.[3]

See also


  1. ^ "Monumental Marilyn Monroe Sculpture by Seward Johnson Debuts In Chicago at Pioneer Court-401 N. Michigan Ave". Reuters. July 15, 2011. Archived from the original on November 14, 2013. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
  2. ^ "Allow Me, (sculpture)". Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved September 28, 2014.
  3. ^ Smith, Jesse (July 13, 2005). "Statue of Limitations: A Center City icon is on the move". Philadelphia Weekly. Review Publishing. Archived from the original on 2013-06-20. Retrieved June 18, 2013.