The definitive book of the most incredible art event on the planet.
Words and photos by NK Guy

The Book

Introducing the second edition of the Art of Burning Man, published by TASCHEN.

Art of Burning Man documents a decade and a half of amazing site-specific art from the annual Burning Man festival. Created by writer and photographer NK Guy, this exciting large-format book celebrates the work of hundreds of artists who have created the most unmissable art event on the planet.

What’s Inside

Words and pictures, from 1998 through to 2014, by NK Guy. With a foreword by temple designer David Best, and a futureword by Burning Man’s Marian Goodell.

296 pages. Two fold-outs. Both English-only and trilingual English/French/German releases. Brought to you by TASCHEN, the world’s pre-eminent publisher of art books.

Containing the most comprehensive coverage of the art of Burning Man ever, this is the one we’ve all been waiting for!

In the News

The book has sparked quite a bit of media interest.

The Guardian (UK) CNN Online (USA) BoingBoing TASCHEN Interview The Wall Street Journal (USA)

New York Magazine Paris Match (France) Stern (Germany) NME (UK) Dezeen Huffington Post (USA) Fast Company (USA)

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16 March 2018: when Art of Burning Man met Galaxia

A free public talk on the Temples of Burning Man, focusing on Galaxia, Temple 2018. The talk was followed by an auction of signed prints and original art.

Recorded video stream for those who couldn't make it.

Speakers: Art of Burning Man author NK Guy, and architect Arthur Mamou-Mani, mastermind behind Galaxia. Hosted by Yomi Ayeni, writer and broadcaster

Newspeak House, Shoreditch. 133 Bethnal Green Road, London, E2 7DG.

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The Author

NK Guy is a Canadian writer and photographer based in London, England. Along with Art of Burning Man from TASCHEN, which is a distillation of the tens of thousands of photos he took at Burning Man from 1998 through to 2014, he is the author of The Photographer’s Dictionary, Mastering Canon EOS Flash Photography, and The Lens. He also created both for photographic education, and

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