Size: 4 Linear feet
Summary: The Koplin Gallery and Koplin Del Rio Gallery records measure 4.0 linear feet and date from 1972 to 2006. The records document the history of the galleries through photographic material, loan agreements, press releases, and other exhibition files for specific exhibitions, as well as exhibition catalogs, resumes, photographic material, and other materials on artists who have exhibited at the gallieries.
Koplin Gallery opened in West Hollywood, Calif. under the direction of Martha Koplin in 1982. In 1996, Eleana Del Rio became business partners with Koplin. In 2002, at Koplin's retirement, the name changed to Koplin Del Rio Gallery.
Donated 2007 and 2009 by Eleana Del Rio, gallery director and Martha Koplin, retired Koplin Gallery director.
The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.