Moving Myths

Take in the work of Humberto Saenz

While politicians deal with immigration using talk about building fences, artists try to bring fences down. Who's right? Who knows, but while one makes policy, the other reports -- letting you decide. Migrations and Mythology, a display of artwork by Dallas artist Humberto Saenz, deals with the immigration issue. Presented at the Ice House Cultural Center, it is a collection of paintings, prints and mixed-media addressing the debate. Combining myth with contemporary Mexican concerns, Saenz seeks to give viewers a perspective of the issues that have affected the Mexican community in the United States. Push your boundaries as the exhibition runs through July 19. A closing reception with the artist will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on July 19. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public. Call 214-670-7524 or visit dallasculture.org for more information.
Tuesdays-Saturdays. Starts: July 3. Continues through July 19, 2008

 
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