Translation: a lost art?

Eli Fréron“Translators are like portrait painters, they can embellish the material, but it must always look like the original.”
Lettres, Elie Fréron

An interesting article about translation (in French):

http://www.huffingtonpost.fr/anthony-poix/traducteurs-une-nouvelle-generation-en-quete-de-reconnaissance_b_1948552.html?ncid=edlinkusaolp00000003&ir=France