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Underwater Sculpture by Jason deCaires Taylor

by on Oct.14, 2010, under Art, nature, Society

What an inspirational and beautiful example of art. Not only will art like this drive further tourism dollars, but has the more important side effect of creating further awareness about our sensitive oceanic diversity and our need to protect it. Well done Jason!

“The first 200 sculptures are ready to be deployed in Cancun, Mexico in what will soon be the largest underwater museum in the world. The Museum of Underwater Art, created by internationally renowned sculpture and installation artist Jason deCaires Taylor, will feature more than 400 statues of real people when completed, forming a monumental artificial reef designed to promote marine life, increase bio-diversity and draw Cancun visitors gently away from existing reef habitats.” (GreenMuze 15 June, 2010. Retreived from http://www.greenmuze.com/nature/oceans/2742-cancun-underwater-sculpture-museum.html)

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