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Austrailian Artist Launches Underwater Gallery - An underwater gallery has been started in Florida Quay, on a sunken ship.

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Words by Emma kay

A new art exhibition with a difference has opened in Florida.

Australian artist and diver Andreas Franke has opened an underwater art gallery on the Vandenberg military ship, off Florida's Key west coast.

Vandenberg exhibition
Photo from the staudinger- Franke website

The exhibition showcases some stunning photo shopped images from the artist showing deeply beautiful yet surreal images of what life was like aboard the ship in its heyday before it sank.

 The images are stuck to the starboard side of the 522 foot boat with magnets.

 To see this spectacle, it is necessary to dive over 90 feet below the surface to reach the boat.

 If you're not a diver but are still interested, don't worry. The prints are available to buy online . These eerie atmospheric photos are certainly worth a look.

 The Vandenberg was a controlled sinking, so no one actually died on the vessel. No ghosts here!



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Gaucho e2 Member 122056 forum postsGaucho vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2011 - 11:40 AM

Now that is something different! Shame my perforated eardrum can't cope with those depths Sad

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13 Aug 2011 - 7:22 PM

Good Lord... Amazing imagery! What a concept!

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