Dr. Kelly Enright


Wendy Red Star, 1880 Crow Peace Delegation, 2014, inkjet print and red ink on paper, 16 15/16 x 11 15/16 inches ©Wendy Red Star (Portland Art Museum)
It's never been harder to define "art" than it is today, but one thing is certain — artists are always having a conversation with the time they live in.

1980 – now


RETROACTIVE I / RAUSCHENBERG 1963
In the unstable postwar world, the United States' involvement in global conflicts had far-reaching consequences, while at home, social activism, popular culture, and the American Dream broke new ground.

1945 – 1980: War, Peace, and the ...



Clovis culture
Native Americans were used to difference — there were more than 300 languages spoken in North America alone.

Before 1607