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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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Monet, France and WW1

This book has much more story than Monet. It centers around him, his work, his family his struggles, but it cover so much more. The first world war is prominent from the early whispers of war to the horrible realities of it. 247 more words

But Wait There's More!

DMA Arts & Letters Live, the Museum’s acclaimed literary and performing arts series, announced a “but wait there’s more!” extension of its 25th anniversary season this week with six author events for the fall. 780 more words

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