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[Culture News] The First Undersea Art Museum In The Atlantic: Life-Size Sculptures + More

More than 400 life-like sculptures rest eerily on the ocean floor, recently installed off the coast of Lanzarote, one of Spain’s Canary Islands, to create the Museo Atlantico, the first underwater art museum in the Atlantic Ocean.

Just opened to the scuba diving-and-snorkeling public, the fantastic collection is the initial phase of a project created by the renowned, visionary British underwater sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor, for whom the ocean floors have become an exhibition space to house his enigmatic sculptures — commentaries on the transience of human existence, our relationship with nature, the power of the sea and its capacity for regeneration.

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