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Burning Man: See Surreal Sculptures, Landscapes From Annual Festival

Thousands of artists and free-spirits combine for a desert spectacle full of fire, dust, metal and magic

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Juliya Dan poses on the "playa" after a strong dust storm.

Andrew Jorgensen for Rolling Stone

Nevada’s Black Rock Desert glowed neon after thousands of “Burners” set up camp in the sprawl for the 31st annual Burning Man gathering. This year’s theme, “Radical Ritual,” gave artists free rein to populate their temporary city with assorted shrines, temples and icons of their own designs. Check out dazzling, transcendent scenes from last weekend’s festivities with this gallery of photos by Andrew Jorgensen. 

Andrew Jorgensen for Rolling Stone

Sand Skippers

Kiersten Winant and Lauren Hillstrom skip toward the “Phoenicopterus Rex,” a giant flamingo sculpture.

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