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The Big Deal: Kimbell Art Museum And Modern Art Museum Omni Staycation

by Zoee Acosta 11 Jul 2018 8:31 AM

When Sam Myers was sent to Paris by his law firm in the mid-1960s, he and his wife Myrna became so enamored with the city that they decided to make it their home. There, over the course of fifty years, they built an extraordinary art collection. The Myers ended up assembling some five thousand works that, together, offer a very personal vision of the world of Asian art. “From the Land of Asia: the Sam and Myrna Myers Collection” exhibition currently on view at the Kimbell Art Museum presents over four hundred objects selected from this remarkable collection with works representing key periods in Asian art history.


Photo: Kimbell Art Museum

Japanese artist Takashi Murakami has blurred the boundaries throughout his career between high and low culture, ancient and modern, East and West. “Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg,” at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, is a major retrospective of his paintings, featuring fifty works that span three decades of his career, from the artist’s earliest mature works to his recent, monumentally scaled paintings.

Takashi Murakami, 'Flower Ball Lots of Colors,' 2008. Photo: Nathan Keay.

Takashi Murakami, ‘Flower Ball Lots of Colors,’ 2008. Photo: Nathan Keay.

Enter this Big Deal for a chance to win two tickets to the Kimbell Art Museum’s exhibit “From the Lands of Asia: The Sam and Myrna Myers Collection” and two tickets to the Modern Art Museum’s exhibit “Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg.” This special museum package also includes luxurious accommodations for one night at the Omni Fort Worth and Breakfast for two at the Omni’s Cast Iron Restaurant.

While you’re here go ahead and check out our other deal this week! Sign up for a chance to win tickets to “Love Never Dies: The Phantom Returns” at Music Hall at Fair Park presented by Dallas Summer Musicals. 

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.