Newell meanwhile, experimented with gestural abstraction in the 1950s.
His paintings consist of a gestural script simultaneously simple yet impossible to decipher.
It is quite the contrary in the case of the instantaneous gratification of a video work, of an installation, or of gestural art.
But the speech, or oral, method is steadily growing in popularity, and gradually supplanting manual spelling and gestural signs.
early 15c., "manner of carrying the body," from Medieval Latin gestura "bearing, behavior," from Latin gestus "gesture, carriage, posture" (see gest). Restricted sense of "a movement of the body or a part of it" is from 1550s; figurative sense of "action undertaken in good will to express feeling" is from 1916.
1540s, from gesture (n.). Related: Gestured; gesturing.