Welcome to one of the August 23rd stops on the spotlight tour for The Art of Time; A Mother-Daughter Sprezzatura on the Spirit of Time by Martine Therese & Martina Franca with iRead Book Tours (tour schedule linked.) Be sure to check out other stops on this tour for more spotlights and a giveaway! More on that at the end of this post.
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About the Book
The Art of Time
A Mother-Daughter Sprezzatura on the Spirit of Time
by Martine Therese & Martina Franca
Published 1 June 2021
Genre: Art, Poetry
Page Count: 76
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In The Art of Time: A Mother-Daughter Sprezzatura on the Spirit of Time, Martine Therese and her daughter, Martina Franca, invite you into a lush world where time has no limits. Consisting of paintings, meditations and poetry, The Art of Time merges maternal & youthful wisdom into a one-of-a-kind artistic showcase with a powerful message: humanity’s experience can be enhanced by developing our minds into sensual thought.
A gorgeous book to be treasured by everyone from art connoisseurs to children, The Art of Time offers concepts and images that introduce readers to a new—and wonderful—realm of being.
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About the Author
Martine Therese was a practicing Certified Public Accountant when she became pregnant with her daughter, Martina Franca. She decided to leave her accounting job and focus on her daughter instead. The transition, while “brutal,” completely transformed Martine’s life, and opened up a whole new world of possibility.
For Martine, who has been writing poetry all her life, motherhood expanded her creativity, and she finally felt the courage to bring her work to the world. Martine and her daughter discovered a love for painting, and their artwork, combined with Martine’s poetry, form the basis of The Art of Time; A Mother-Daughter Sprezzatura on the Spirit of Time. The book is a token of their shared loves and talents.
Martine and Martina Franca are putting together a follow-up collection on the topic of what it means to be human, exploring the theme of building the potential of humanity. Martina Franca embraces her maternal side on a daily basis, be it with caring for her baby dolls or her puppy, Marcello. She gets a kick out of tailgating with Mom and watching people’s reactions, and playing practical jokes like hiding Daddy’s shampoo bottle, and she loves having conversations. She regularly chills out with Mom during yoga in their special “rainbow room,” a room just for the two of them to recharge. On sunny days, gorgeous rainbows fill the wall of the Rainbow Room, and Martina and Mom bask in those colors—which is why Martina loves infusing her art with rainbows.
Enter to win a $25 Amazon Gift Card courtesy of the authors of The Art of Time: A Mother-Daughter Sprezzatura on the Spirit of Time! (one winner/USA only) (ends Sept 10)THE ART OF TIME Book Tour Giveaway
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Comments on “The Art of Time by Martine Therese & Martina Franca”
The book cover is pretty. Thank you for sharing the book and authors’ details, this sounds like a wonderful read
Sounds good. I like the cover.
What a pretty cover!
Thank you for sharing! I love this cover!