High noon at Bennelong Point

By Elizabeth Farrelly
Updated November 8 2012 - 8:29pm, first published November 30 2008 - 1:03pm

Joern Utzon had it all: global fame, a huge cult following, an eponymous foundation and one of the world's most glorious buildings indelibly attached to his name. Tall, principled, idealistic, with Gary Cooper looks and a Princess Diana shy-star quality, Utzon remains, nevertheless, a lonely figure in world architecture, a tragic hero, Sydney's Prometheus.

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