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A group of Moscow artists founded in 1909, they operated with both names and held a scandalous exhibition in Moscow in December, 1910. The public attention to the exhibition led to them and their title (s) being adopted by a newly formed artistic society, which became one of the largest avant-garde art groups in Russia. Members included Robert Falk, Alexander Kuprin,Mikhail Larionov, Natalia Gontcharova and Kazimir Malevich, and their styles embraced Russian Primitivism and Russian Cezanneism. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_of_Diamonds_%28artists%29