USA Today reports that an additional 60 sculptures will be added to the Underwater Museum at Cancun, Yucatan, Mexico, this summer. The new works by Jason deCaires Taylor, include “The Last Supper”: This is a table set for two with plates of half-eaten fish and a centerpiece of apples and hand grenades. Its intended message is that over-fishing is threatening many of the world’s oceans. Another sculpture will be “The Listener”, which is a figure assembled entirely from casts of human ears. It will be equipped with an underwater listening device that records reef sounds.
The Underwater Museum attracts 750,000 visitors annually.