artwork Peter Fagan Sculpture


Dr. Arnold O. Beckman

bronze with marble base
life size

Commissioned by the University of Illinois to create a life size bronze figure of Arnold Beckman for the main entrance rotunda of the new Beckman Institute of Science and Technology. Dedicated at the annual meeting of the University of Illinois Foundation, October 8, 1988. Installed in December 1988. The commission was the result of a national search, followed by review of six finalists.


bronze head study

Clay for bronze shown with one and one half times life size bust in plaster.
Arnold O. Beckman