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Giles Auty: Modernism and the Novelty Trap

Giles Auty considers the

purchase of Jackson Pollock’s Blue Poles by the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra in 1973

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and what such an acquisition signifies. A few months back, a rash of articles appeared in the press which commemorated the dismissal of the 404 Not Found Whitlam government thirty years ago and commented on the continuing sense of grievance felt by his […]