William H. Sherman is director of the Warburg Institute. Mark Nelson is a partner at McCall Associates, New York.

Photograph taken by Floyd Faxon in c. January 1951 of the living room, with views into the dining room through the north and south archways, of 7065 Hillside Avenue.

Domesticated Duchamp – how photography framed a great modern collection

Photographs show that Walter and Louise Arensberg’s art-filled house in the Hollywood Hills was constantly in flux