Discover the artworks inspired by poems of one of the most famous British writers – Virginia Woolf. The author of the classic texts, including the novels "To the lighthouse" "Mrs Dalloway", "Between the acts" and one of the first feminist essay "my Own room", a significant portion of childhood spent in St Ives.
The exhibition "Virginia Woolf. The exhibition, inspired by her essay" in the gallery Palant house, Chichester collected works of over 80 artists from 1850 to the present time. Among them Laura knight and Gwen John, sister of the writer, Vanessa bell, Winifred Nicholson, Sandra blow, Barbara Hepworth, Claude Cass and Dora Carrington. The exhibition, inspired by the works of Virginia Woolf, explores a feminist perspective on landscape, interior and identity in modernism and contemporary art.
After finishing work in Chichester the show moves to the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge (October 2 – December 9).