Good Kids, Bad Kids - "Childliness" in Israeli Art

December 1, 1998-April 27, 1999
Location: Spertus Gallery
Artist: Israel, Paldi, Arie Aroch, Lea Nikel, Moshe Gershuni, Raffi Lavie, Philip Rantzer, Drora Dominey, Tsibi Geva, Merilue Levin, Guy Ben-Ner, and others
The Good Kids, Bad Kids exhibition presented works by some 30 Israeli artists of different generations who chose to create through the perspective and artistic methods of a child. The attempt to emulate the spontaneity of childhood achieve a "pure" creativity, which came to be expressed in modern Western art, assumed particular importance in the Israeli context, with its emphasis on freshness and new beginnings.