Enamel abstract expressionist painting in traditional Valentine’s Day colors: white, orange, red, magenta, salmon.
“In place of the brush and other typical painter's tools, Clough uses an instrument he calls the ‘Big Finger,’ a large balloon-like contraption that he invented to spread poured house enamel on masonite into broad gestural constellations.” (Max Henry, “charles clough,” http://www.artnet.com/magazine_pre2000/reviews/henry/henry2-5-99.asp)
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.
Overall blue and white palette. Group of people seated on chairs with tables. Most of the people are nude women. The main focus is a nude woman in the center wearing a top hat and holding a cane. In the foreground is a woman wearing clothes and sunglasses, her arms are crosed in front of her body.