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The Big Deal: ‘From The Land Of Asia: The Sam And Myrna Myers Collection’ At The Kimbell


by Zoee Acosta 25 Apr 2018

The Kimbell Art Museum presents “From the Land of Asia: the Sam and Myrna Myer Collection.” The exhibition revolves around a passion for Asia and covers a broad historical range, from the Neolithic era to modern times. The objects are also highly varied in nature, from porcelain, ivory, and precious stones such as jade and rock crystal to Buddhist art and textiles and stunning costumes from Central Asia, Tibet, China, and Japan. Each treasure is exceptional in its shape, rarity, quality, function, or inherent message. The exhibition recounts fascinating historical events through themes such as the symbolism of Chinese jade, the trade in blue-and-white porcelain, Buddhism, Noh theater, the Japanese samurai, the tea ceremony, and the scholar’s studio. The astonishing array of outstanding works of art in the Myers collection is a testimony to Asia’s rich cultural heritage and unique customs and offers a broad panorama of Asian history in all its beauty and diversity. Sign up and win this Big Deal and take your family of four to see the exhibition, on view through August 19.

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Be sure to take the time now to peruse our other offerings this week. Win tickets to see the special exhibition “Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams” and a family membership to the Dallas Holocaust Museum or tickets to the  “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” screening at the Dallas International Film Festival.

Please note: Only Art&Seek newsletter subscribers are eligible for the Big Deal. If you’re not yet receiving our weekly emails then you’re missing out! You’ll want to take care of that first here before you sign up below. We pick our winners on Friday so be sure to check your inbox!

UPDATE: We have our winners. Thanks for playing.

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