Author Archives: Constantin Severin

About Constantin Severin

Constantin Severin ( 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.

Inferno’s Librarian

Inferno’s Librarian (excerpts, a novel by Constantin Severin) I was still a student when my teacher Giambattista Vico recommended me to be hired as a librarian at the Royal Library in Naples. I was appointed after a long and intense … Continue reading

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Severin’s Choice: Sonni Pacheco

Mother and Vancouver native, Sonni Pacheco has at only twenty-nine, unearthed a brilliant and recognizable talent that is already gaining fast traction in the art community. Although only sculpting since the birth of her daughter in 2013, her innate and … Continue reading

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Bibliotecarul Infernului

Prinţul Eugen de Savoia, pictură de Jacob van Schuppen Bibliotecarul Infernului (fragment)                                                                                 Roman                                                                                                de Constantin Severin                               Motto: ’’Dublă e naşterea celor ce mor, şi  dublă pieirea…’’ (Empedocles din Agrigent) Aristotel era convins că marile fapte şi idei … Continue reading

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Text and Time 118 (The Archetypal World)

My most recent artwork, Text and Time 118 (The Archetypal World), oil on canvas, 50×70 cm, 2018, belonging to the series of the new awarded art concept/movement, the Archetypal Expressionism. The art collectors interested by this artwork may contact the … Continue reading

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’’Avem nevoie de modele toată viaţa’’

                          ’’Avem nevoie de modele toată viaţa’’      Interviu cu scriitorul Constantin Ciopraga      Un chip frumos şi senin, de efigie clasică; o eleganţă şi o delicateţe de aristocrat al scrisului; o voce caldă şi tuşantă, cu o tonalitate domoală, … Continue reading

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Severin’s Choice: Jenny Saville

                  A Young British Artist Reinvented Figurative Painting      In October 2018, Jenny Saville’s 1992 painting “Propped”(a selfportrait from her graduating show from Glasgow School of Art, all the works having been purchased by Charles Saatchi ) sold at Sothebys … Continue reading

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