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Old 05-09-2011, 08:40 AM   #1
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Default Really cool underwater art/sculptures


I thought this was pretty awesome, particularly seeing how they placed all the sculptures down there and watching them evolve over time.

If you cannot youtube, the works were created by Jason deCaires Taylor.
http://www.underwatersculpture.com/

from "La Evolución Silenciosa" (The Silent Evolution) - Cancun / Isla Mujeres, Mexico.






"La Jardinera del la Esperanza" (The Garden of Hope) - Punta Nizuc, Mexico.


from "Vicissitudes" - Grenada, West Indies.
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Old 05-09-2011, 08:42 AM   #2
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That's creepy.
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That's awesome!
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Isn't that Jesus? Not God?
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That's marketing! Creating a reason for divers to come to your boring to dive location!
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At first glance I thought the title said "underwear sculptures".
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Some future civilization is going to come across this after it had been long forgotton and think they found people that were entombed from a volcano, or had thought this had once been above ground and was flooded.

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Imagine coming upon that unknowingly!
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Depends on the religion.


I second the future civilzations finding this and saying wtf
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Depends on the religion.


I second the future civilzations finding this and saying wtf
This. The trinity is full of .
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PS: They only put the sculptures there because theres nothing else to look at at that dive site






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I've seen the copy at John Pennekamp State Park off Key Largo. Kinda weird -- but not as creepy as the "crowd" sculpture in this new installation.
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I used to like this band, they had a really interesting sound.
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Im really happy for you Jason deCaires Taylor and Im gonna let you finish your Christ of the Abyss, but James Cameron's The Abyss is one of the greatest underwater movies of all time.
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PS: They only put the sculptures there because theres nothing else to look at at that dive site






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Pero, los feeesh están allá.

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Old 05-09-2011, 01:53 PM   #21
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Pretty cool stuff. And for you tools saying they only put it there to attract people...do you fault museums for putting paintings in empty buildings? Where exactly should he put his underwater artwork to attract people to look at it? Pipeline?
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