SSP meets with the Tony Smith Estate and Matthew Marks Gallery to discuss possibilities.
LPMAF hosts its first fund-raising gala, “A Benefit to Realize a Dream” at the Woman’s Club of Maplewood. A film with the same name is produced by Nancy Heins-Glaser, profiling the lives and legacies of Lennie Pierro and Tony Smith.
TSSP visits Princeton University and Philadelphia to research selections and site considerations for a Smith sculpture in South Orange.
Ann Kearsley designs a plan for the sculpture area and surrounding plaza, reflective of Smith’s geometric interests and spatial awareness.
Architect, historian and South Orange resident, David Rifkind, delivers lecture, “Who is Tony Smith” as part of the Active Mind series of the SOMA Adult School. Resident Cheryl Arnedt, LPMAF Vice-President, introduces the TS project.
The Emmy-award winning PBS show, State of the Arts produces a 30-minute documentary on the significance of Tony Smith, recognizing South Orange and the project.