There is no logical explanation as to how it is that Tel Aviv, a city with 400,000 inhabitants, can host such a lively, booming art scene. Only that it is a place where a passionate love of art and a constant exploration of collective identities meet -- a city filled with ambition, talent and tremendous energy.
Not long ago, Jeffrey Gold disappeared from Los Angeles' art scene."I just buried myself in my work," said the 45-year-old artist. "I didn't let people see the work. I was kind of struggling."