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Omaha Sketchbook by Gregory Halpern

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The American photographer Gregory Halpern has been photographing the city of Omaha in Nebraska for more than 15 years.

His work is collected together in a book and exhibition entitled Omaha Sketchbook.

Working with photographic film, Halpern constructs scrapbooks from darkroom contact sheets of his work. The work is a personal documentation of masculinity in the city,

image copyrightGregory Halpern
image captionEmilio, Omaha, Nebraska
image copyrightGregory Halpern
image captionBoy Scouts 1, Omaha, Nebraska
image copyrightGregory Halpern
image captionDog on hill (sunrise), Omaha, Nebraska
image copyrightGregory Halpern
image captionJames in car, Omaha, Nebraska
image copyrightGregory Halpern
image captionOmaha, Nebraska (downtown through sunflowers)
image copyrightGregory Halpern
image captionJulia, Reserve Officer Training Corps, Omaha, Nebraska
image copyrightGregory Halpern
image captionCard game, Nebraska Correctional Youth Facility. Omaha, Nebraska
image copyrightGregory Halpern
image captionLewis, football practice, Omaha, Nebraska
image copyrightGregory Halpern
image captionJohn, service clerk, Cubby's grocery store, Omaha, Nebraska

The work will be on show at the Huxley-Parlour Gallery gallery in London until 12 October, and the book is available from the publishers MACK.

All photographs Gregory Halpern, courtesy of Huxley-Parlour Gallery.

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