Gleason's Gym (42 images)

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Started in 1995, this project was conceived as a collection of photographs documenting the life and many faces of this legendary gym. Gleason’s Gym opened in 1937 in the South Bronx and is the oldest active gym in the United States. Now located in Brooklyn, it is the home of over 700 professional and amateur boxers. While boxing is for many a conflicting emotional experience, this project focuses less on the violence than the inherent beauty of the sport and its various rituals....
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