Richard Becker, NSS


L.S. Sam Skaggs The Scripps Research Institute

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Bust of L.S. "Sam" Skaggs
The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California

Stainless Steel, Steel and Granite
1.3X Life-Size Bust, 70" Height

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Clay sculpting of Sam Skaggs maquette in progress.

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Sculpting large scale bust with reference maquette in background.

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Unveiling event with the Skaggs family, foundation members and Scripps Research Institute leaders.

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Final stainless steel sculpture of Sam Skaggs on pedestal.
The 25 points around represent 25 years since his major donation to TSRI.