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Nov. 29, 2012. Runners are reflected in the water as they clear the water jump in The Burges Salmon Novices’ Limited Handicap Steeple Chase at Newbury racecourse in Newbury, England. (Photo: Alan Crowhurst—Getty Images)

From protests in Egypt and life in the aftermath of the Gaza conflict to Myanmar’s refugee camps and volcanic lava spilling into the ocean in Hawaii, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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Untitled (Man and mirror), from Kitchen Table Series, 1990.

Carrie Mae Weems is an art-photographer, performance artist, activist and videographer—well known for her photographic series and multi-screen projections relating to themes focusing on family, beauty and memory.  A new retrospective showcases her work from the last 25 years.

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The wedding of Deborah Eksteen and Noel Norris (photograph: Cedric Nunn)

CALL AND RESPONSE is a traveling retrospective exhibition of the work of South African photographer Cedric Nunn. The show will be at David Krut Projects through Oct. 25.


Born with severely low muscle tone, it took more than 15 hours for Maickel Melamed to cross the finish line of this year’s New York City Marathon. Photographer Romina Hendlin documented his journey. See more here.

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