“Game Time,” the sports photography of Walter Iooss will be on view through June 24 at Upper Jette Galleries at the Colby College Museum of Art, 5600 Mayflower Hill in Waterville.

From baselines and sidelines, courtsides and ringsides, Iooss has captured the angles and action of sports for more than 60 years. During that time he has documented some of the biggest sporting events and most accomplished athletes of all time. Filled with speed and power, poise and balance, outstretched limbs and dialed-in game faces, his photographs testify to the physical and expressive capabilities of the athletic body and the unique role of photography to illuminate the drama and poetry of sports.

Iooss’ photographs highlight the changing role of athletes over the last half-century to influence, challenge and recast cultural attitudes and values regarding race, gender, sexuality and celebrity. Sports and society converge in his photos and this exhibition will explore and unpack that convergence. Throughout his career, Iooss has memorialized players and moments and shaped our vision of what sports looks and feels like. In turn, he has enriched our understanding of what the games we love to watch and play mean to us.

For more information, visit colby.edu/museum.

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