la magia della bellezza e l’equilibrio instabile

English translation: the magic of beauty and the unstable balance/equilibrium

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Italian term or phrase:la magia della bellezza e l’equilibrio instabile
English translation:the magic of beauty and the unstable balance/equilibrium
Entered by: Lara Barnett

13:48 Nov 24, 2019
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters / Contemporary artist collection
Italian term or phrase: la magia della bellezza e l’equilibrio instabile
This is a review of the artwork, mainly depicting faces, of a contemporary artists.

Ogni viso diviene una tensione, la corda tirata di un arco prima che scocchi il dardo, con variazioni espressive che oscillano tra la magia della bellezza e l’equilibrio instabile della forza pittorica che ne modifica, rinforza, sottolinea (cancella?) i tratti e il carattere.


As these two terms seem to depend on each other to provide a contrast at either end of the scale being described, I hope nobody minds if I post them into one question. I am going to put something like:

"Every face becomes a source of tension and, like an archer's curved bow just before the arrow is released, take on variations of expression that fluctuate between ...."a charming beauty and a ???"
Lara Barnett
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:20
the magic of beauty and the unstable balance/equilibrium
Explanation:
I think this can be translated literally. See the discussion box for some suggestions for the rest of the sentence.
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philgoddard
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the magic of beauty and the unstable balance/equilibrium


Explanation:
I think this can be translated literally. See the discussion box for some suggestions for the rest of the sentence.

philgoddard
United States
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agree  Josephine Cassar: Yes, why not? It fits perfectly
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agree  Lisa Jane
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agree  Michele Fauble
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