Burning Man: Art in the Desert by Leo A. NashBurning Man: Art in the Desert by Leo A. Nash

Burning Man: Art in the Desert

byLeo A. NashIntroduction byDaniel Pinchbeck

Hardcover | June 1, 2007

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For one week in August the Burning Man Festival in Nevadas Black Rock Desert brings people together in a spirit of self-reliance and creativity. Art has become the defining feature of Burning Man, as the festival continues to be a testing ground for a growing circle of artists seeking engaged audiences. Their most compelling works are large-scale constructions that are burned at the end of the festival, and radically altered vehicles, or art cars.
Art at Burning Man, like the experience of being there itself, is a way of being outside routine existence: People return home rejuvenated and inspired to seek ways to express the spirit of the festival in their everyday lives. For more than a decade, A. Leo Nash has been creating a photographic document of this work, and in his photographs we see the wellspring of a new art movement.
A. Leo Nash is a photographer whose work has been widely exhibited. He is a creative participant at Burning Man and collaborates with the artists whose work he documents. He lives in Oakland, California.
Title:Burning Man: Art in the DesertFormat:HardcoverDimensions:160 pages, 12 × 8.5 × 1 inPublished:June 1, 2007Publisher:Harry N. AbramsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0810992906

ISBN - 13:9780810992900

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