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Dana Bell shares her paintings influenced by blocking and body language in film in her new Bushwick Studio.

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“I use color to represent nonverbal modes of communication. Movement emerges as something liquid and formal. The moment of drama is suspended and extended into infinity.”

— Dana Bell

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“My work portrays subtle body language, which can be universally unintentional. While gestures may not always be the same from culture to culture, many are familiar with the languages used in classic films.”

— Dana Bell

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