Ten kilometres inland from Bentota is the Brief Garden. A barely controlled riot of a garden out of The Jungle Book, the grounds are a lovely place to get lost. The house, which used to be the home of Bevis Bawa, brother of renowned architect Geoffrey Bawa, has an eclectic range of artwork on display – from homoerotic sculpture to a wonderful mural of Sri Lankan life in the style of Marc Chagall.
Bevis, whose brother Geoffrey was one of the most important Sri Lankan architect, did not have a regular Sri Lankan life-style. All the above life information about Bevis Bawa will help you to interpret and understand the kind of statues placed in the different corners of the garden and the villa.Book Now