Look closer. Don't be afraid. Look closer. Have you ever taken a second look at a piece of art and discovered its true meaning? Do the lines and colors evoke emotion? Is there a symbol hidden beneath the stroke of the paint brush or curve of the pencil? Take a second look because the artwork wants you to at the opening of Rene Alvarado: Memories from El Manantial, the 2011 Maestros Tejanos Exhibition. A painter and storyteller, Alvarado inspires himself through West Texas culture, as well as intricate details in stories of his friends, family and birth place in Mexico. It's artwork that will keep you gazing and guessing the truth behind it. The exhibition runs through August 20 at the Latino Cultural Center, 2600 Live Oak St. Admission is free. For more details call 214-671-0045 or visit dallasculture.org.
Tuesdays-Thursdays, Saturdays. Starts: May 19. Continues through Aug. 20, 2011