“Ocean Atlas” by Jason deCaires Taylor

Installed earlier this month off the coast of New Providence, in the Bahamas, “Ocean Atlas” by Jason deCaires Taylor depicts a young Bahamian girl carrying the weight of the seas on her shoulders. It is the largest sculpture ever deployed underwater and is built from special concrete that promotes the growth of coral and marine life in an attempt to draw diving tourists away from more sensitive areas nearby:

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~ by Fionnlagh on November 7, 2014.

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