Arnold G. Hylen was born in Sweden on Aug. 7, 1908. By the late 1920s Hylen had settled in Los Angeles. After studying at Chouinards and Pasadena Art Institute, he was art director for the Fluor Corporation. He was author-photographer of two books, Los Angeles Before the Freeways, 1850-1950 and Bunker Hill: A Los Angeles Landmark. He died in Los Angeles on Dec. 23, 1987.
Exh: Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1928, 1929.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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