The Best Pictures of the Week, July 1 – July 8

USA
Damon Winter—New York Times/Redux
July 2, 2011. In tornado-ravaged Joplin, Mo., residents light July 4 fireworks amid the ruins of their community. The May twister there—the deadliest U.S. tornado since 1947—killed 157 people.

This week: after the tornado in Missouri, a man’s escape from prison in a suitcase foiled, Somalian refugees, Cuba’s national aquarium, the running of the bulls, tangled parachutes, wild horse roundup during the Rapa Das Bestas in Spain, anti-government protestors in Yemen, and southern Sudan prepares for independence.

See last week’s Best Pictures of the Week.

Latest Posts

Paul Strand Archive—Aperture Foundation

Paul Strand, Master of Modernism, in Retrospect

The first major retrospective of Paul Strand's work in nearly 50 years presents him as not only a critical figure in the history of modern art, but seeks to re-affirm his place as one of the founders of photography as we know it today.

Read More
Steven Nelson, 51, sits where a window was broken at Red's Original BBQ where he works in Ferguson, Missouri on October 8, 2014.

Photojournalism Daily: Oct. 30, 2014

David Armstrong - Fashion

Remembering Photographer David Armstrong (1954—2014)

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 17,874 other followers