Athlete: Photographs by Walter Iooss, Jr.
Auction online at
Christie’s July 23- August 11 | Bidding Begins July 23
Walter Iooss has photographed thousands of
athletes, including the most iconic stars in the biggest arenas under the brightest
lights. His unrivaled ability to ‘get the shot’—a skill that has made him a
legend among those he has photographed—has allowed him unparalleled access to
the inner sanctum of club houses, team planes, and the homes of many athletes.
He has gained the trust and admiration of many.
“From what I can tell, Walter has never taken a
bad shot of anybody or anything. Years later, working together on Rare Air, we
had become so comfortable around one another that I barely had to look up. You
don’t have to perform for Walter.” —Michael Jordan.