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,

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Emilio, Omaha, Nebraska
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Boy Scouts 1, Omaha, Nebraska
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Dog on hill (sunrise), Omaha, Nebraska
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James in car, Omaha, Nebraska
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Omaha, Nebraska (downtown through sunflowers)
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Julia, Reserve Officer Training Corps, Omaha, Nebraska
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Card game, Nebraska Correctional Youth Facility. Omaha, Nebraska
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Lewis, football practice, Omaha, Nebraska
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John, 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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