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English translation: multiple ghosted perspectives ... etc. (see below)

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08:17 Jun 13, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
German term or phrase: Mehransichtigkeit
From a description of a set design by Picasso for a ballet: "Den Figuren wird durch Flachenschraffuren plastisches Volumen gegeben, und die vermeintliche Bewegung durch die Mehransichtigkeit verdeutlicht".
Heather
English translation:multiple ghosted perspectives ... etc. (see below)
Explanation:
I'm just guessing, of course, at what the sketch actually shows.---
"...and a strong impression of their imaginary movement is conveyed by providing multiple ghosted perspectives [of graceful bodies]". Ghosted/ghosting is often used in the sense that an image detail is not very solid and perhaps partly transparent in appearance. It could be sharply or somewhat unsharply delineated. You could also play with substituting ___ glimpses / snapshots / views / stroboscopic views etc.___ in place of ghosted perspectives.

Oxford duden: ansichtig (sich einer Sache ansichtig werden) : catch sight of s.b. / s.t.
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Tom Funke
Local time: 02:48
Grading comment
"Multiple perspectives" was a help, thanks.
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Summary of answers provided
na... by the cubist style of the painting/design
Birgit Schmidt-Leinigen
namultiple ghosted perspectives ... etc. (see below)
Tom Funke


  

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multiple ghosted perspectives ... etc. (see below)


Explanation:
I'm just guessing, of course, at what the sketch actually shows.---
"...and a strong impression of their imaginary movement is conveyed by providing multiple ghosted perspectives [of graceful bodies]". Ghosted/ghosting is often used in the sense that an image detail is not very solid and perhaps partly transparent in appearance. It could be sharply or somewhat unsharply delineated. You could also play with substituting ___ glimpses / snapshots / views / stroboscopic views etc.___ in place of ghosted perspectives.

Oxford duden: ansichtig (sich einer Sache ansichtig werden) : catch sight of s.b. / s.t.

Tom Funke
Local time: 02:48
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 2419
Grading comment
"Multiple perspectives" was a help, thanks.
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... by the cubist style of the painting/design


Explanation:
I suppose the text deals with a cubist design? Then it should be multi perspective painting or "painted from various angles" or something similar... maybe even "cubist style of the painting"?

Birgit Schmidt-Leinigen
Germany
Local time: 08:48
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 6
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