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The underwater museum : the submerged sculptures of Jason deCaires Taylor

Carlo McCormick (author), Helen Scales (author)

The underwater museum : the submerged sculptures of Jason deCaires Taylor

Carlo McCormick (author), Helen Scales (author)
On the seabed off the coast of the West Indies and Mexico, artist Jason deCaires Taylor's 'living sculptures' are a permanent embellishment to the underwater landscape. Taylor casts life-size statues from materials used to encourage reef growth and sinks them to the ocean floor. Over time, the sculptures attract corals, algae and a diverse variety of fish species and evolve into beautiful and surr
Title
The underwater museum : the submerged sculptures of Jason deCaires Taylor
Author
Carlo McCormick Helen Scales
Language
English
Publisher
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2014
128 p. : ill.
Note
Onderwatermuseum (MUSA) Cancun Mexico
ISBN
9781452118871 (hardback)
Placing suggestion
Groot-Brittannie 727.9 (SISO) Beeldende kunstenaars ; Beeldende kunstenaars (ZIZO)

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About Carlo McCormick

Carlo McCormick is an American culture critic and curator living in New York City. He is the author of numerous books monographs and catalogues on contemporary art and artists.

Pedagogic and art writing activities

McCormick lectures and teaches extensively at universities and colleges around the United States on popular culture and art. His writing has appeared in Effects : Magazine for New Art Theory, Aperture, Art in America, Art News, Artforum, Camera Austria, High Times, Spin, Tokion, Vice and other magazines.

McCormick was Senior Editor of Paper.

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