Koplin Gallery and Koplin Del Rio Gallery records

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.kopldelr
Creators:
Koplin Del Rio Gallery
Dates:
1982-2004
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
3.6 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Artists files; exhibition files; project files; and video and audio recordings regarding the Koplin Gallery and its successor Koplin Del Rio Gallery. Artists files include Sandow Birk, Theophilius Brown, Robert Colescott, James Doolin, Gisele Freund, D. J. Hall, Rico Lebrun, Annie Leibovitz, Kerry James Marshall, Lezley Saar, Kent Twitchell and Elyn Zimmerman. Exhibition files on group shows include "A British View: 4 Artists," "New Italian Mannerists," "Six Los Angeles Muralists," among others. Also included are files on the Los Angeles Art Fair (1986-1987) and Arts LA (1989 and 1993). Video and audio recordings consist of 11 VHS videotapes and 6 sound cassettes featuring artists from the galleries, including Ida Applebroog, Sarah Perry, Robert Colescott, Gisele Freund, Lezley Saar, and others.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art gallery; Culver City, Calif.; est. 1982. Koplin Gallery opened in West Hollywood, Calif. under the direction of Martha Koplin. In 1996, Eleana Del Rio became business partners with Koplin. In 2002, at Koplin's retirement, the name changed to Koplin Del Rio Gallery.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2007 and 2009 by Eleana Del Rio, gallery director and Martha Koplin, retired Koplin Gallery director. Additions are expected.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Video recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art galleries, Commercial -- California -- Hollywood Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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