From the exposed skerries of the Island of Unst in Shetland to the south-west tip of the Isles of Scilly, a new exhibition of etchings by celebrated printmaker Norman Ackroyd explores an intense feeling of wildness in some of the remotest parts of the UK and Ireland.

Born in 1938, Ackroyd emerged in the 1980s as a landscape artist, famous for his aquatint work. In an interview with the Royal Academy he commented on the places he had been to and produced work, “What interests me is when people have lived there – I like those traces of habitation.” To get to these remote regions he often charters ...


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