Zoya Cherkassky, 'Friday in the neighborhood,' right, and '1991 in Ukraine.' Both from 2015. Courtesy of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Painter Zoya Cherkassky, Israel's Eternal Dissident, Is Embraced by an Unlikely Institution

In a solo exhibition titled 'Pravda,' Zoya Cherkassky expresses the truth about the hardship, oppression, and disappointment faced by Israelis who immigrated from the Soviet Union

Zoya Cherkassky is one of the pillars of contemporary Israeli art. It’s hard to imagine the local art world of the past two decades without her. More than any other artist today, she is a polarizing figure....

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