Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Fish swim as Cuban artist Sandor Gonzalez displays how he paints underwater for the media in Punta Perdiz, Cuba June 14, 2019. For Cuban artist Sandor Gonzalez, there is no better place to draw than several meters below the surface of the sea, far away from the hubbub of modern life, surrounded by iridescent Caribbean fish and fantastical coral forms. REUTERS/Rodrigo Gutierrez

Cuban artist Sandor Gonzalez displays how he paints underwater for the media in Punta Perdiz, Cuba June 14, 2019. The 42-year-old had already won renown in Cuba and abroad for his black-and-white drawings when he started diving six years ago and felt inspired to experiment creating underwater. REUTERS/Rodrigo Gutierrez

Cuban artist Sandor Gonzalez displays how he paints underwater for the media in Punta Perdiz, Cuba June 14, 2019. For each project, Gonzalez grabs a canvas that he has given a special waterproof veneer, and swims sixty meters to his easel fixed in the seabed around six meters below the surface. REUTERS/Rodrigo Gutierrez

Fish swim as Cuban artist Sandor Gonzalez displays how he paints underwater for the media in Punta Perdiz, Cuba June 14, 2019. The artist said he does not plan beforehand, instead allowing inspiration to strike as he enters a meditative state underwater, where sounds are muffled and the light ripples. REUTERS/Rodrigo Gutierrez

Cuban artist Sandor Gonzalez displays how he paints underwater for the media in Punta Perdiz, Cuba June 14, 2019. REUTERS/Rodrigo Gutierrez

Cuban artist Sandor Gonzalez speaks to the media after painting underwater in Punta Perdiz, Cuba, June 14, 2019. REUTERS/Rodrigo Gutierrez