From Earth Hour celebrations around the world and Aung San Suu Kyi’s election in Myanmar to the Oakland shooting and tornadoes in Texas, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.
The latest issue of Lens Culture (www.lensculture.com) is filled with exciting new discoveries:
Exciting new contemporary photography from Russia (3 articles)
A special high-resolution preview of Paris Photo 2011
Award-winning photography from Japan, The Netherlands, Turkey, and the USA
Photos made and used as inspiration by painters Edvard Munch and Cy Twombly
Photo book reviews, including a book about Patti Smith by REM’s Michael Stipe
A video-essay about female military training camps
Behind the scenes intimate and candid photographs of body-builders
Collodion wet-plate and photogram diptych portraits of hands
Black-and-white photographs of monster storm systems
Exhibition reviews, audio interviews, and much more!
Plus more than 6 years of Archives, featuring hundreds of interesting photographers.
Please check it out, and tell your friends, too. Enjoy!
Special thanks to our hard-working, dedicated editorial and production team for this issue: Christian Andr Strand, Catherine Rierson, Samantha Pribish, and Millie Casper. nell . And thanks to you, our readers, for keeping us going!