Author Archives: Constantin Severin

About Constantin Severin

Constantin Severin (constantinseverin.ro) is a Romanian writer and, as a visual artist, the founder and promoter of the award-winning concept known as archetypal expressionism. He is the author of eight books of poetry, essays, and novels, and his poems have been published by major Romanian and international literary magazines. He is one of the editors of the French cultural magazine Levure littéraire.

Text and Time 117 (The Dancers)


Text and Time 117 (The Dancers), oil on canvas, 80×120 cm, 2017. Work of Archetypal Expressionism, my new awarded art concept/movement. The Archetypal Expressionism Statement ARCHETYPAL EXPRESSIONISM lies between the two major paradigms of contemporary art, the figurative and the … Continue reading

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Severin’s Choice: Ion Bolocan


Artist Statement: “A sculptor lives through his works, and that is why each one of his creations is – to him- a piece of his soul. Mainly, my sculptures represent the human body and no matter how hard I would … Continue reading

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Text and Time 116


Text and Time 116, oil on canvas, 50×70 cm, 2017. Work of Archetypal Expressionism, requested by an art collector from Bucharest, D.T., the follower of a famous family of intelectuals and boyards from Bukowina, my beautiful home-region.

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Severin’s Choice: Marcel Cornis-Pope


‘’Intercultural translation is by definition boundary-crossing, facilitating interaction and response.’’ Interview with the literary criticist and theorist Marcel Cornis-Pope, Professor of English and Media Studies, Department of English, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA. –I know that you’ve been a lucky … Continue reading

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Severin’s Choice: Alain Rivière


Offerings of images While for a long time artists wanted to show with self-portraits (drawing, painting, photography) mostly pictures of restraint, or even a serious world of interiority, I chose instead the risk of exaggerated and radical expressions towards the … Continue reading

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George Löwendal la Berlin


În perioada 5 – 22 septembrie 2017, ICR Berlin a fost gazda unei expoziții-eveniment, realizată de Fundația Löwendal în colaborare cu Institutul Cultural Român din Berlin, curatori fiind Ruxandra Demetrescu și Cristina Cojocaru. Vernisajul expoziției a avut loc marți, 5 … Continue reading

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Featured Artist by Levure littéraire 13


Happy to share with you: Featured Artist in the 13th issue of the prestigious international cultural magazine Levure littéraire (France-USA-Germany), with a study wrote by the art curator and art historian Iulia Mesea, from the Brukenthal National Museum, Sibiu, Romania. … Continue reading

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