Such pictures vividly demonstrate Popova’s belonging to constructivism, at the origins of which she stood with the Vesnin brothers, A. Rodchenko, V. Stepanova.
Such constructions are made up of vertical or inclined lines, horizontals intersecting each other, as if floating in a vacuum. One gets the impression that Popova is trying to understand the essence of the Universe and make an attempt to master 4 dimensions.
Another type of composition includes moving spirals and circles.
She added metal powder to Popova’s paint, and chose plywood as the texture, not canvas. The decisive role
The artist herself was worried that such works would be perceived by the viewer simply as part of non-objective art, and insisted that this was just an intermediate step on the way to the sphere of design and engineering.