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LA Gallery History REVISITING THE ARENSBERGS’ HOUSE-MUSEUM by Mark Nelson and William H. Sherman

Fig. 1: Louise Arensberg, Walter Arensberg, and Marcel Duchamp in the garden at 7065 Hillside Avenue, Los Angeles, 17 August 1936. Photograph by Beatrice Wood. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Library and Archives, Alexina and Marcel Duchamp Papers (PMA-MDP), box 30, folder 17. Gift of Jacqueline, Paul, and Peter Matisse in memory of their mother, Alexina Duchamp. Reproduced courtesy of Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts / Happy Valley Foundation

Fig. 2: Living room of 7065 Hillside Avenue, with views into the dining room through the north and south archways, ca. January 1951. Photograph by Floyd Faxon. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Library and Archives, Arensberg Archives (PMA-WLA), box 54. Constantin Brancusi, Prodigal Son, 1914-15, and Three Penguins, 1911-12: © Succession Brancusi – All rights reserved (ARS) 2020. Georges Braque, Still Life (Violin), 1913, and Still Life (with the Word VIN), 1912-13: © 2020 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris. Marcel Duchamp, The King and Queen Surrounded by Swift Nudes, 1912, and Yvonne and Magdeleine Torn in Tatters, 1911: © Association Marcel Duchamp / ADAGP, Paris / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York 2020. Paul Klee, Village Carnival, 1926: © 2020 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Pablo Picasso, Old Woman (Woman with Gloves), 1901, and Head, 1906: © 2020 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Fig. 3: View of Louise and Walter Arensberg’s sunroom at 7065 Hillside Avenue, Los Angeles, 16 March 1950, showing Marcel Duchamp’s first work on glass, Glider Containing a Water Mill in Neighboring Metals. Photograph by Karl Bissinger. University of Delaware Library, Newark, Special Collections, Karl Bissinger Archive (MSS0682). © Estate of Karl Bissinger. Marcel Duchamp: © Association Marcel Duchamp / ADAGP, Paris / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York 2020

Fig. 4: Hollywood Arensberg by Mark Nelson, William H. Sherman, and Ellen Hoobler, published by the Getty, October 2020

Fig. 5: April Dammann signing her book Exhibitionist, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, April 2011. Photograph by Mark Nelson

Fig. 6: The Stendahl Galleries, 7065 Hillside Avenue, Los Angeles, March 2008. Photograph by Camera Creations/Julie Hopkins

Fig. 7: The Henry L. Eggers–designed canopy in front of 7065 Hillside Avenue, March 2010. Photograph by April Dammann

Fig. 8: 7065 Hillside Avenue, Los Angeles, after 1928 but before 1933. Photographer unknown. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Library and Archives, Arensberg Archives (PMA-WLA), box 54, folder 8

Fig. 9: The restoration of 7065 Hillside Avenue nearing completion, February 2021. Photograph by Marco Heithaus

Fig. 10: Marco Heithaus and Jonathan Browning at work in the nearly finished Neutra sunroom, February 2021.

Fig. 11: William H. Sherman, Mark Nelson, and Ellen Hoobler at 7065 Hillside Avenue as the renovation was underway, January 2020. Photograph by David Zaza

Mark Nelson, an author and book designer, is a partner at McCall Associates, New York. William H. Sherman is director of the Warburg Institute and professor of cultural history at the University of London’s School of Advanced Study. Hollywood Arensberg co-author Ellen Hoobler is the William B. Ziff, Jr., Associate Curator of Art of the Americas at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland.