In the attic overlooking the garden, the installation explores the space as an artistic refuge, and a place of escape from the outside world and the demands of domestic life.

The title is drawn from a quote by Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant’s daughter Angelica Garnett talking about the importance of the attic space to her mother. The free-to-visit installation explores traces of the absent artist and considers the studio as a place of contemplation, creation and retreat.

This is a unique opportunity to explore part of the house which is rarely open to visitors. It is also the first ever contemporary work of art to be installed in the house.

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Near Firle, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 6LL

01323 811626


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