Photographer and philanthropist Judy Glickman Lauder has given a gift of more than 600 photographs to the Portland Museum of Art, the museum recently announced. The collection includes works by major 20th-century photographers such as Gordon Parks, Richard Avedon, and Margaret Bourke-White, along with some of Glickman Lauder’s own pictures, and will be shown in an exhibit in October 2022.
“To have her trust us with this collection, and partner with the Portland Museum of Art, is one of the proudest moments of my career,” said museum director Mark Bessire. “Judy highlights the power and potential and even responsibility of photography.”
Glickman Lauder’s work as a photographer appears in over 300 public and private collections, including at the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Her photographs have been published in a number of books, most recently “Beyond the Shadows: The Holocaust and the Danish