1-13 Dec 2008. Review by Edith Schloss. Georgina Spengler is one of the most steadfast painterly painters I know and that is no small thing in a time when technological invention dominates art as never before.
Born in Athens, the magic cradle of our civilisation, she has had a thoroughly American education. She studied for two years at the Boston School of Fine Arts, known for its rigorous schooling in all the ways painters worked through the ages and at the Corcoran Gallery School of Arts in Washington for three. She worked as a painting assistant to commercial painters. She came to Italy in 1982 and is firmly settled here, exhibiting in Europe and in the United States.
Turner and Constable, De Pisis and Twombly are influences. She has learned from their descriptive free hand, their quicksilvery scrawly, moody, whimsical flow and swift gesture, and is always committed to medium and m