Skip to main content

Modern Multiples records, 1970s-2017

Modern Multiples


Collection Information

Size: 25.2 linear feet

Summary: The records of fine art printmaking workshop Modern Multiples measure 25.2 linear feet and date from 1968-2017. A majority of the collection includes project files, each contained in a binder or folder with certificates of authenticity. Also included are event files, personnel files, photographs of works of art, printed material and correspondence related to the workshop. A small portion of the collection contains appointment books, interviews with and photographs of founder Richard Duardo. Portions of the collection are in digital format.

Biographical/Historical Note

Modern Multiples was a printmaking workshop founded by art printer Richard S. Duardo (1952-2014). Duardo founded Hecho en Atzlan, which became Atzlan Multiples, Multiples Fine Art Printing, and finally Modern Multiples. Lisa Duardo, Richard Duardo's sister, took over the organization in 2015.


Donated 2019 by Lisa Duardo, Richard Duardo's sister.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Modern Multiples records, 1970s-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.