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The Underwater Museum
Author: Jason deCaires Taylor

ISBN: 9781452118871
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 1 April 2014
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.2 x 21.2 x 1.7
Description:
A one-of-a-kind blend of art, nature, and conservation, The Underwater Museum re-creates an awe-inspiring dive into the dazzling under-ocean sculpture parks of artist Jason deCaires Taylor. Taylor casts his life-size statues from a special kind of cement that facilitates reef growth, and sinks them to the ocean floor. There, over time, the artworks attract corals, algae, and fish, and evolve into beautiful and surreal installations that are also living reefs. This volume brings readers face to face with these wonders and explains the science behind their creation. Ocean enthusiasts, divers, art lovers, and anyone entranced by the natural world will be instantly engrossed by this pearl of a book.

About the Author

Jason deCaires Taylor is an artist, underwater naturalist and photographer based in Puerto Morelos, Mexico. In 2006, Taylor founded and created the world's first underwater sculpture park off the coast of Grenada in the West Indies. Five years later National Geographic listed it as one of the Top 25 Wonders of the World. Numerous publications and documentaries have featured his extraordinary work, includin...

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