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Opening to the besnorkelled public later this month, the Museo Atlantico is Europe’s first underwater art museum. Fourteen meters underwater off the canarian island of Lanzarote, artist Jason deCaires Taylor will be the first to exhibit .

His two hyperrealistic installations – The Rubicon, an assembly of 35 figures walking toward the great unknown, blind of staring down at their devices and The Raft of Lampedusa, a reference to collective responsibility and the ongoing Syrian humanitarian crisis.