Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Charles Addams Silhouettes and Thing Gate

A gate full of metal "Thing" hands and a life-size silhouette of the macabre Addams Family pay tribute to cartoonist Charles Addams at the University of Pennsylvania Charles Addams Fine Arts Hall.

Charles Addams Fine Arts Hall

Address:
200 S. 36th St., Philadelphia, PA
Directions:
At the corner of Walnut and S. 36th St., south side. You'll see the silhouette immediately on the outside wall of the Charles Addams Fine Arts Hall. The Thing Gate is just a few more steps south.
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Thing Gate.

Charles Addams Silhouettes and Thing Gate

Dedication to Charles Addams (Addams Family Cartoonist), located at the University of Pennsylvania Charles Addams Fine Arts Hall. Thing Gate and Family Silhouette are outdoors.

[Dave Fallon, 05/30/2012]

The Thing Gate was created in by Fie Arts alumnus Mark Lueders. 57 hands were cast from 30 artists, faculty members, and deans.


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