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"Yes, Cezanne, he is the greatest of us all... I felt a pygmy at the foot of a giant"

“Yes, Cezanne, he is the greatest of us all… I felt a pygmy at the foot of a giant”

“Yes, Cezanne, he is the greatest of us all,” Monet once declared.

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A Wexford Victory Against Laois Will Not Come Easy

Next Sunday, the Wexford Senior hurlers will travel in numbers to O’Moore Park in Laois to face off in the Leinster quarter-final. 

The game has sort of been brushed under the carpet though, with the thoughts of a Wexford v Kilkenny showdown in Wexford Park getting all of the media attention and promotion. 308 more words

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Sask. author Cassi Smith wins $10,000 RBC Taylor Emerging Writer Award

Saskatchewan-born Cassi Smith is the newest recipient of the $10,000 RBC Taylor Emerging Writer Award.

Smith was selected for the honour by bestselling Estevan, Sask.-born author Ross King who was awarded the $25,000 RBC Taylor Prize last month. 166 more words

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Mad Enchantment - Ross King

For an art junkie, a trip to Paris is incomplete without a visit to the Musee d’Orsay. This is after all the mecca of Impressionism, that art movement in the late nineteenth/early twentieth century, which was reviled by critics in its early years but revered much later. 353 more words

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Saskatchewan-born Ross King wins $25K RBC Taylor Prize for 'Mad Enchantment'

Four-time RBC Taylor Prize nominee Ross King secured his first win on Monday, taking home the $25,000 non-fiction award for his biography on French impressionist painter Claude Monet. 518 more words

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RBC Taylor Prize

Congratulations to Ross King, winner of the RBC Taylor Prize, 2017! Congratulations to the authors whose books were  nominated to the RBC Taylor shortlist!  The RBC Taylor Prize, or the Charles Taylor prize as it is also known, is a Canadian Literary Award presented to the best Canadian literary nonfiction. 129 more words

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Mad Enchantment by Ross King

I’m not a non-fiction fan but I am an Impressionist fan, Monet in particular. But the cover of Ross King’s book and the book’s title, … 319 more words

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