As more than 50,000 people descend on utopia in Black Rock City for Burning Man, they will undoutably be surrounded by creative and original art from around the world. As a nod to Burning Man's past (it started on sands of Baker Beach just south of the Golden Gate Bridge more than 20 years ago), art from years past have made their way back here and are now public for everyone to see. So for those of us who won't make it out to the Nevada desert this year but want to see what it's all about, take a stroll through San Francisco and get a glimpse of the wonderful public art the city has to offer, courtesy of SF Gate.

1. Cupid's Span, The Embarcadero

2. Bliss Dance, Treasure Island

3. Yin and Yang, Justin Herman Plaza

4. Eclipse, Hyatt Regency

5. Crouching Spider, The Embarcadero

6. Balmy Alley, Mission District

7. Raygun Gothic Rocketship, The Embarcadero

8. Spire, Presidio

9. Maestra Peace, Mission District

10. Pax Jerusalem, Legion of Honor

11. Labyrinth, Grace Cathedral

See tour stops 12 - 23 at SF Gate.

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