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"Reapers" (1909-10)
The bodies of the women in Malevich's "Reapers" (1909-10) are rendered volumetrically ( a technique borrowed, perhaps, from the French artist Fernand Léger). The vibrant colors of their clothing are typical of Russian avant-garde painting, while the massive shapes would later be repeated in a more disturbing series of canvases painted at the end of the 1920s.

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