New York

Squares, Intersections




Fountain of Friendship

Sport in the USSR

Russian Beach

Beaches of the World

Digital works 2002-2005

In Spring 1999, the Cherkashins have started to work with digital production with the assistance of MFA Photography and Related Media Department of the School of Visual Arts, located in New York City.

In 2002 they  continued their work with digital images and video. They've made several series of works dedicated to New York.  All works from these series are based on photographs taken by Valera and Natasha  in New York, during their trips from 1994 till 2004. 
In 2004 they have also made a number of works dedicated to Moscow.  Works from the series "Sport in the USSR" were exhibited in Athens, Greece for the Olympics.

It the Fall of 2005 the Cherkashins have started to work on the new international project "
Global Underground".

Works in collections: The Art Institute of Chicago (1994, 1998); Boston Museum of Fine Arts (2003, 2005); Philadelphia Museum of Art; The Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Houston Museum of Fine Arts (1998, 2005); Santa Fe Museum of Fine Art; The Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Jersey; Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Newseum, Washington, DC; The Library of Congress; New York Public Library; The Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas, Austin; World Bank, Washington DC; Museum am Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin; International Center of Photography, Tokyo; Kolodzei Art Foundation; MoMAoD, Rostov on Don, Russia;  Pacific Ocean and  Niagara Falls.