Each year, Burning Man's particular brand of industrial sculpture, free-form costumes and dusty nudity has made it a hotbed of unusual art. In past years, it's launched the career of artist Leo Villareal and brought serious attention to other artists, such as Mike Ross.
But with the festival's affection for novelty, each year's works are radically different from those of years past. How do this year's pieces stack up? Decide below in the slideshow below, with images from photographer Michael Holden