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Burning Man 2013: The Scene

See photos of the Church Trap, the Hug Deli and other temporary attractions

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Among the most talked-about installations at Burning Man 2013 was "Church Trap," descibed as "an interactive wonderland for the religiously rebellious." It was created by Lakewood, California artist Rebekah Waites and crew.

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Truth Is Beauty

Marco Cochrane's sculpture "Truth Is Beauty," a 55-foot nude constructed of steel rods and mesh, was one of the most beautiful and striking art installations on the playa at Burning Man 2013.

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The Discofish

The Discofish, an art car full of shiny, sparkly people was engineered by Nuvation and blasted some of the best music on the playa in 2013.

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Like 4 Real

More of a social statement than an art piece, Like 4 Real was created by Dutch artist Dadara. In our quest for "Enlikenment," he says, the thumbs-up symbol has become a kind of insidious currency.

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Photo Chapel

"Photo Chapel" was a stunning and slightly creepy 40-foot Gothic-style cathedral covered with images and relief sculptures by Petaluma artist and photographer Mike Garlington.

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You Are the Key

Heidi and Jason, a couple from San Francisco, show their love on top of "You Are the Key," an installation by Pompano Beach artist "Ralitsa Ivanova."

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Annunaki Watch

Artist Matthew "Timeless" Welter inverted the traditional approach to torching art on the playa by burning his installation "Annunaki Watch" from the inside out.

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Project Insanity

Panda bears, poseurs and performance artists atop Project Insanity, an installation by New York artist Jessica Panuccio.

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Lovin’ Oven

Brother Baker brought out his "Lovin' Oven," a mini-bakery on wheels, on Sunday morning at the temple, offering people freshly-baked croissants.

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Piano Man

Dotan Negrin has crisscrossed the United States with his mobile upright piano, playing in the streets of more than 65 cities. Here he performs a beautiful classical piece, mostly to an empty playa, on the final day of Burning Man 2013.

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