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The silkscreen images are a result of the collaboration between Heaney and Dutch architect Jan Hendrix for the poet’s posthumously-published translation of the Aeneid Book VI.

The book was released last year by Faber & Faber and now Shapero Modern, in association with Maestro Arts, exhibits Hendrix’s works along with the launch of a collector’s edition of the book.

Hendrix’s illustrations are panoramas made, he says, “as if standing on the great rock watching over the surrounding valleys”. The black and white images are based on the landscape of Yagul, Mexico and depict Aeneas’ trip to the underworld where he visits his father.

Hendrix had previously illustrated Heaney’s books The Golden Bough in 1992 and The Light of Leaves in 1999.

The black and white prints produced for Aeneid Book VI measure 5ft 7in x 15in (1.17m x 38cm) each and are available for £3500.  

The exhibition at Shapero Modern kicks off with a launch of a collector’s edition of Aeneid Book IV on January 24. The edition of 78 was published with Hans van Eijk of Bonnefant Press. Twenty eight copies are available during the exhibition for £2800 apiece.

Jan Hendrix Book VI Heaney Hendrix, runs from January 25-February 18.