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‘Burning Man’ Festival Decided to Auction Artworks For Fund-Raise

Burning Man, famous for its festival that brings together iconic works of art, is planning to sell their classics to raise funds for further events.

‘Burning Man’ Festival Decided to Auction Artworks For Fund-Raise
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  • PublishedOctober 22, 2021
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Burning Man, famous for its festival that brings together iconic works of art, is planning to sell their classics to raise funds for further events.

The investors and organizers of the event decided to auction the epic artworks created at the festival to ensure permanence and dilute the recent economic negativities. Fans are worried about the festival, which has to be postponed and canceled in the current period. On the other hand, authorities found a solution to the search for cash to remove this concern.

The iconic artworks that will be auctioned are mostly imaginative works. It is possible to see paintings, sculptures, and huge vehicles among them. Some of the works are listed below for you as a reminder to take a look.

'Burning Man' Festival Decided to Auction Artworks For Fund-Raise

'Burning Man' Festival Decided to Auction Artworks For Fund-Raise

'Burning Man' Festival Decided to Auction Artworks For Fund-Raise

And now here is the most popular artwork of the auction, this Cadillac named “Rocket Car”¬†designed by David Best, which is about 12 meters high and is expected to sell for at least $50,000.

'Burning Man' Festival Decided to Auction Artworks For Fund-Raise


Despite widespread curiosity and concern, a central question remains unanswered: Will the upcoming sale and auction at Sotheby’s, titled “Boundless Space: The Possibilities of Burning Man“, betray the core ethos of the Burning Man Festival? As we detailed in a recent article, this event is a celebration of unfettered creativity and self-expression, where all creations are ritualistically burned in the desert, symbolizing a detachment from materialistic pursuits. The auction, scheduled for September 30, 2021, in New York, raises intriguing questions about how this commercial activity aligns with the festival’s non-materialistic principles and how fans might perceive this shift.


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