Portraits of Surrealist Xenia Kashevaroff by Edward Weston (1931)

Xenia Kashevaroff (1913 – 1995) was an American painter, sculptor, bookbinder, conservator, and musician notable for her surrealist mobiles and artistic collaborations.

Her work has been described as on the “cutting edge of surrealism in sculpture” for her time. From 1935 to 1945, she was married to the musician and composer John Cage and performed in his percussion ensemble throughout their marriage.

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Xenia Kashevaroff by Edward Weston (1931) via

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Xenia Kashevaroff by Edward Weston (1931) via

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Xenia Kashevaroff by Edward Weston (1931) via

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Xenia Kashevaroff by Edward Weston (1931) via

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Xenia Kashevaroff by Edward Weston (1931) via