Signed in ink in l.r. print margin: MARK GODFREY Stamped in black ink, verso: c [c in circle] Mark Godfrey Inscribed in ink: WATERGATE HEARINGS, 1973/ JOHN D. EHRLICHMAN, FORMER NIXON AID/ TESTIFIES AT U.S. SENATE WATERGATE/ COMMITTEE HEARINGS
Large color photograph depicting a grouping of eight boys in a triangular horizontal arrangement parallel to the picture plane wearing navy blue hooded coats. Figures are grouped around a large boulder in a wooded area feasting on sliced white “Wonder” bread.
Grouping of eight seemingly young boys arranged in a horizontal frieze wearing what is indicative of Catholic school boy hooded coats or uniforms. In a wooded area grouped around a large boulder feasting on sliced white “Wonder” bread. Each figure is an image of the artist, who “cloned” himself by using Photoshop to digitally manipulate the image.
While hinting at the past and early Freudian developmental stages of youth, "Last Supper" also references new medical breakthroughs in gene cloning with biting cynicism and humor.
Abstract expressionist painting in pink, black, green and ivory, with squares pressed into the paint while wet to make an impression.
Goldberg was influenced by the gestural Abstract Expressionist mode of older painters like Franz Kline, Clyfford Still and Willem de Kooning. The improvisational nature of jazz was also important to his work.