No it’s not an art installation.  This is a photo taken off the shores of Alabama about 100 miles from the Gulf Spill.  Sad, sad, sad.  Check out the story at Towleroad.  And read the piece in the New York Times about the forgotten folks in Bodo, Nigeria who have been putting up with this for 50 years.  There’s a long line of people out there who need their asses kicked.