Source: Jason deCaires Taylor/CACT Lanzarote

14 Chilling Pictures of Incredible Underwater Sculptures

Sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor has taken the art gallery into a whole new realm: The ocean floor. The sites are more accessible than you might think, with the latest installation inaugurated this week off Lanzarote, Spain, in waters 14 meters (46 feet) deep and another off Cancun,  Mexico, just 4 to 8 meters below the surface. His subsea "museums" or "sculpture parks" are designed to raise awareness of the delicate marine environment and encourage conservation. His first work in 2006, off Grenada in the West Indies, is listed as one of the Top 25 Wonders of the World by National Geographic.

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    Crossing the Rubicon, Museo Atlantico, Lanzarote, Spain

    Source: Jason deCaires Taylor/CACT Lanzarote

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    Portal, Museo Atlantico, Lanzarote, Spain

    Source: Jason deCaires Taylor/CACT Lanzarote.

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    Museo Atlantico, Lanzarote, Spain

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    The Silent Evolution, MUSA Collection, Cancun/Isla Mujeres, Mexico 

    Photographer: Jason deCaires Taylor

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     Viccisitudes, Grenada, West Indies

    Photographer: Jason deCaires Taylor

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    The Silent Evolution, MUSA Collection, Cancun/Isla Mujeres

    Photographer: Jason deCaires Taylor

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    The Gardener, MUSA Collection, Punta Nizuc, Mexico

    Photographer: Jason deCaires Taylor

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    The Silent Evolution, MUSA Collection, Cancun/Isla Mujeres, Mexico

    Photographer: Jason deCaires Taylor

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     The Silent Evolution, MUSA Collection, Cancun/Isla Mujeres

    Photographer: Jason deCaires Taylor

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    Un-Still Life, Grenada, West Indies

    Photographer: Jason deCaires Taylor

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     Ocean Atlas, Bahamas

    Photographer: Jason deCaires Taylor

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    The Immortal Pyre, Museo Atlantico, Lanzarote, Spain

    Source: Jason deCaires Taylor/CACT Lanzarote

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    Museo Atlantico, Lanzarote, Spain

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    Photo Op, Museo Atlantico, Lanzarote, Spain

    Source: Jason deCaires Taylor/CACT Lanzarote