Get Ready For A Year-long Celebration: Unveiling of Frankenstein

Ross Rossin, Emory’s Schwartz Artist in Residence will unveil and discuss his portrait of Creation, the subject of Mary Shelley’s novel, “Frankenstein” on September 19.

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A public unveiling and discussion of a large-scale portrait of Dr. Frankenstein’s Creation, described in Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel “Frankenstein," will take place at 7 pm at Emory on Tuesday, September 19.

The event will be held at the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts and is open to all free of charge, but guests must register in advance at http://engage.emory.edu/Frankenstein or call Erin Mosley at 404-727-5048.

The portrait is by renowned artist Ross Rossin, who is on the Emory campus as the 2017-2018 Donna and Marvin Schwartz Artist-in-Residence. Rossin, whose art hangs in the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery and was exhibited at the United Nations Palace of Nations in Geneva and the Russian Duma in Moscow, is also known to Atlantans as the sculptor/creator of the nine-foot-tall bronze statue of Hank Aaron unveiled earlier this year at SunTrust Park.

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In the Atlanta area? Register here: http://engage.emory.edu/Frankenstein or call Erin Mosley at 404.727.5048.