Royal Institute of British Architects, London, 19-20 June 1978. [Source:
Philip Drew's Utzon and the Sydney Opera
Forecourt and Car Park Designs 1983
exhibition of Utzon's designs for the Opera House forecourt and pedestrian and
vehicular approaches, based on the Blue Book, presented by the Royal
Australian Institute of Architects in the Exhibition Hall, Sydney Opera House.
Project initiated by Peter Myers.
Building of the Century Exhibition
in 1988 to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the House. Curator: Paul Bentley.
Designer: William Passmore.
The exhibition powerfully underlines the
[story and importance of the Opera House] to Sydneysiders with short
memories and those too young to remember. [It] is a celebration of a
remarkable achievement. (The Harbour Swan: fifteen years on, an
exhibition reminds us what have been. Time 18 July 1988).
description of and response to the Building of the Century Exhibition, see
Sylvia Lawson's novel The Outside Story.
Utzon exhibition 1988
Molvig curates exhibition by 14 students at Arhus Architecture School,
Nørreport 20 Arhus. It is later sent to the Pompidou Centre, Paris, as the
official exhibition representing Denmark, Steen Eiler Rasmussen provided
support as visiting professor. [Source Philip Drew's Utzon
and the Sydney Opera House].
presentation of the Sydney Opera House Trust and State Library of New South
Wales to celebrate the 21st anniversary of the House. SOH Project
Manager: Paul Bentley; Curator: John Murphy; Production:
Lawson, Sylvia. Under
the shells: the Unseen Utzon, an exhibition of the unbuilt Sydney Opera House
interiors. Editions, March
Utzon's dream: what might have been. The Bulletin 25 October 1994.
& P Herzbery, Canada:
This is a great and moving exhibition. I felt myself close to tears many
times. It is hard to give an account of the process of inspiration. The
exhibition, however, comes very close to doing so.
McDonald, New York The
meaning of excellence – before your eyes. My visits in the future will
have this exhibition firmly in my memory pad.
Opera House Travelling Exhibition
Exhibition presented at the
Australian Embassy in Paris, Rome Opera House, Olivanderhof in Cologne, Kennedy Centre
Festival Australia. Washington, Amagasaki Centre Japan and Seoul Arts Centre,
Korea. Project manager, curator, designer: Paul Bentley.
You have just one week
to catch a fine exhibition at the Kennedy Center – part of this week’s
Festival Australia. The curator Paul Bentley has intelligently chosen
photographs, drawings, texts and videotapes that sketch out the buildings
development. (Sullivan, Thomas D. Strange story of the Sydney Opera
House. Washington Times, 9 October 1994).