Art
At The 2017 Burning Man
Decompression Party
Pier 70, San Francisco, California

Art is a diverse range of human activities in creating visual, auditory or performing artifacts (artworks), expressing the author's imaginative or technical skill, intended to be appreciated for their beauty or emotional power. [from wikipedia]
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Effigy
(1 of 14) (963 views)

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420 22nd Street
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(Date Photographed: 16:48:49 Saturday 14 October 2017)
(Date Published: Friday 3 November 2017)
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The effigy of a nameless man stood tall inside the warehouse.


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White Umbrellas
(2 of 14) (973 views)

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420 22nd Street
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(Date Photographed: 16:36:00 Saturday 14 October 2017)
(Date Published: Friday 3 November 2017)
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An arrangement of white umbrellas decorated the base of the blimp art-car.


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Giant Bug
(3 of 14) (1364 views)

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Pier 70 external link
420 22nd Street
San Francisco, California external link
(Date Photographed: 16:34:22 Saturday 14 October 2017)
(Date Published: Friday 3 November 2017)
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A metal sculpture of a gigantic bug stood in the large paved area in front of the warehouse.


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Spiky Ball
(4 of 14) (981 views)

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Decompression Party external link
Pier 70 external link
420 22nd Street
San Francisco, California external link
(Date Photographed: 16:49:06 Saturday 14 October 2017)
(Date Published: Friday 3 November 2017)
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This red spiky ball was one of dozens that hung over one of the dance floors inside the warehouse.


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Rotating Lobed Ball
(5 of 14) (1166 views)

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Decompression Party external link
Pier 70 external link
420 22nd Street
San Francisco, California external link
(Date Photographed: 16:50:52 Saturday 14 October 2017)
(Date Published: Friday 3 November 2017)
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A plastic ball with lobes like a jack rotated inside a stand. At night a light show happened inside this ball.


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Phone Booth
(6 of 14) (939 views)

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Decompression Party external link
Pier 70 external link
420 22nd Street
San Francisco, California external link
(Date Photographed: 17:06:00 Saturday 14 October 2017)
(Date Published: Friday 3 November 2017)
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A phone ("telephone") booth inside the warehouse allowed folks to sit and talk in quiet on their phones.


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Dragon Lights
(7 of 14) (943 views)

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420 22nd Street
San Francisco, California external link
(Date Photographed: 17:07:10 Saturday 14 October 2017)
(Date Published: Friday 3 November 2017)
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A set of several panels with a dragon painted on them. The lights lit in moving patterns across the panels.


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Tiki God
(8 of 14) (946 views)

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(Date Photographed: 17:08:54 Saturday 14 October 2017)
(Date Published: Friday 3 November 2017)
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A fragile statue of a Tiki god stood on a platform inside the warehouse. One wrote a wish inside a book of secrets and then place a dot of black inside the gods eye so that the wish might come true.


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Gummy Bear Pyramid
(9 of 14) (968 views)

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Decompression Party external link
Pier 70 external link
420 22nd Street
San Francisco, California external link
(Date Photographed: 17:09:39 Saturday 14 October 2017)
(Date Published: Friday 3 November 2017)
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A "Gummy Bear Pyramid" was erected inside the warehouse. It was decorated with patterns made using hand cast gummy bears. The pyramid was created by Peruvian/American Queer art creator, Dicapria external link.


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Inlaid Wood Art
(10 of 14) (977 views)

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(Date Photographed: 17:37:24 Saturday 14 October 2017)
(Date Published: Friday 3 November 2017)
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A work of art was made of inlaid wood and glass.


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Man Riding Monkey
(11 of 14) (959 views)

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Pier 70 external link
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(Date Photographed: 17:54:54 Saturday 14 October 2017)
(Date Published: Friday 3 November 2017)
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A painting leaned against the wall of the warehouse depicted a surreal man riding a blindfolded monkey.


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Woman In Cage
(12 of 14) (939 views)

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Pier 70 external link
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(Date Photographed: 18:12:32 Saturday 14 October 2017)
(Date Published: Friday 3 November 2017)
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A statue of a woman inside a cage hung from the ceiling inside the warehouse.


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Full Body Paint
(13 of 14) (960 views)

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Pier 70 external link
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(Date Photographed: 18:23:05 Saturday 14 October 2017)
(Date Published: Friday 3 November 2017)
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Folks had their entire bodies painted to become walking works of art.


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Lobed Ball At Night
(14 of 14) (1082 views)

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At The 2017 Burning Man external link external link
Decompression Party external link
Pier 70 external link
420 22nd Street
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(Date Photographed: 19:02:37 Saturday 14 October 2017)
(Date Published: Friday 3 November 2017)
© 2017 Bryan Costales
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The lobed ball at night with its light show happening inside it.


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