About Geoff
Jeff's SiteArchives
 Contact Us
 Links Page
home / archives / politics / australian / federal / gough whitlam /  4th October 1974

Higher resolution version available: click on image to download.


Investing in art.

With a slowdown in the economy at home, the government spends up big on imported artworks for the National Gallery in Canberra. 'Blue Poles' by American artist Jackson Pollock was one of the more famous purchases.