The work of the fifties, moving out of abstract expressionism predicted many of the future developments in Goodyear’s work.  These include a series dealing with overlapping images; the chance relationship of forms; the negative figure;  an on-going relationship of the figure to abstraction ; as well as oversized formats.

Double Subject – watercolor & ink 1950
Untitled Figure – Lithograph 1954
Before – acrylic on canvas 1958
Next – acrylic on canvas 1959