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Oral history interview with Charmion Von Wiegand

Creator:
Von Wiegand, Charmion  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Extent:
108 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Date:
1968 October 9 and November 3
Scope and Contents:
Interview of Charmion Von Wiegand conducted 1968 October 9 and November 3, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Charmion Von Wiegand (1896-1983) was a painter and writer in San Francisco, California and New York, New York.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Restrictions:
Use requires an appointment.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.vonwie68
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw98f8c7a22-2335-4b9b-ae82-ed8994f6f6ff
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-vonwie68

Oral history interview with Charmion Von Wiegand, 1968 October 9 and November 3

Interviewee:
Von Wiegand, Charmion, 1896-1983  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12142
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213176
AAA_collcode_vonwie68
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213176

Oral history interview with Lincoln Rothschild, 1964 June 26-27

Interviewee:
Rothschild, Lincoln, 1902-1983  Search this
Interviewer:
Trovato, Joseph S., 1912-1983  Search this
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12614
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213763
AAA_collcode_rothsc64
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213763

Oral history interview with Lincoln Rothschild, 1964 October 29

Interviewee:
Rothschild, Lincoln, 1902-1983  Search this
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-  Search this
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13171
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213764
AAA_collcode_rothsc64oct
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213764

Oral history interview with Louise Welch, 1965 January 2

Interviewee:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-  Search this
Interviewer:
Welch, Louise  Search this
Subject:
Federal Writers' Project (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11758
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213971
AAA_collcode_welch65
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213971

Oral history interview with Harold Rosenberg, 1967 June 28-1968 July 8

Interviewee:
Rosenberg, Harold, 1906-1978  Search this
Interviewer:
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12338
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214133
AAA_collcode_rosenb68
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_214133

Oral history interview with Anais Nin, 1972

Interviewee:
Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977  Search this
Interviewer:
Holmes, Doloris  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12029
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214185
AAA_collcode_nin72
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_214185

Oral history interview with Diane Waldman, 2010 June 8-9

Interviewee:
Waldman, Diane, 1936-  Search this
Interviewer:
Richards, Judith Olch, 1947-  Search this
Subject:
Cornell, Joseph  Search this
De Kooning, Willem  Search this
Ernst, Max  Search this
Fry, Edward F.  Search this
Hess, Thomas B.  Search this
Kelly, Ellsworth  Search this
Lichtenstein, Roy  Search this
Messer, Thomas M.  Search this
Wright, Frank Lloyd  Search this
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum  Search this
Guggenheim International Exhibition  Search this
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Curators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- History -- Study and teaching  Search this
Women art historians  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15823
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)290221
AAA_collcode_waldma10
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_290221
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Marguerite Van Cook, 2016 September 19-21

Interviewee:
Van Cook, Marguerite, 1954-  Search this
Interviewer:
Fialho, Alex, 1989-  Search this
Subject:
Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
AIDS (Disease) and the arts  Search this
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Filmmakers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Performance artists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17414
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)382892
AAA_collcode_vancoo16
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_382892
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Robert Vázquez-Pacheco, 2017 December 16-17

Interviewee:
Vázquez-Pacheco, Robert, 1956-  Search this
Interviewer:
Kerr, Theodore, 1979-  Search this
Subject:
Ayala, George  Search this
Bordowitz, Gregg  Search this
Callen, Michael  Search this
Elovich, Richard  Search this
Finkelstein, Avram  Search this
Foreman, Matt  Search this
France, David  Search this
Garcia, Robert  Search this
George, Carl  Search this
Guzmán, Manolo  Search this
Kalin, Tom  Search this
King, Charles Bird  Search this
Kirschenbaum, David A.  Search this
Kramer, Larry  Search this
Levine, Deb  Search this
McAlpin, Loring  Search this
McCarty, Marlene  Search this
Metroka, Craig  Search this
Moffett, Donald  Search this
Rice-González, Charles  Search this
Russo, Vito  Search this
Simpson, Mark  Search this
Staley, Peter  Search this
Walsh, Joey  Search this
ACT UP (Organization)  Search this
Gay Switchboard (Berkeley, Calif.)  Search this
Gran Fury (Artists' collective)  Search this
National Latino/a Lesbian and Gay Organization  Search this
Other Countries, Inc.  Search this
People with AIDS Coalition  Search this
State University College (Oswego, N.Y.)  Search this
Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Activism  Search this
AIDS activists  Search this
AIDS (Disease)  Search this
AIDS (Disease) and the arts  Search this
Artists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Political activists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Theme:
Latino and Latin American  Search this
African American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17530
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)391841
AAA_collcode_vazque17
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
African American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_391841
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Rackstraw Downes, 2016 April 10-11

Interviewee:
Downes, Rackstraw, 1939-  Search this
Subject:
McElhinney, James Lancel  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17330
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)379926
AAA_collcode_downes16
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_379926

Oral history interview with Avram Finkelstein, 2016 April 25-May 23

Interviewee:
Finkelstein, Avram, 1952-  Search this
Interviewer:
Carr, C.  Search this
Subject:
Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
AIDS (Disease) and the arts  Search this
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Activists (LGBTQ)  Search this
Gay artists  Search this
Artists (LGBTQ)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17347
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)380480
AAA_collcode_finkel16
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_380480
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Alexandra Juhasz, 2017 December 19-21

Interviewee:
Juhasz, Alexandra, 1964-  Search this
Interviewer:
Kerr, Theodore, 1979-  Search this
Subject:
Carlomusto, Jean  Search this
Cato, Kenrick  Search this
Cunningham, Megan  Search this
Durand, Yannick  Search this
Dunye, Cheryl  Search this
Edwards, Marcia  Search this
Engebreston, Jon  Search this
Finkelstein, Avram  Search this
Guimento, Joe  Search this
Hasty, Glenda  Search this
Haynes, Todd  Search this
Hebert, Pato  Search this
Hollibaugh, Amber L.  Search this
Kalin, Tom  Search this
Lamb, James Robert  Search this
Lebow, Alisa  Search this
Leonard, Zoe  Search this
Lesjak, Carolyn  Search this
Ludlam, Charles  Search this
Matta, Aida  Search this
Mohammed, Juanita  Search this
Penceal, Sharon  Search this
Prieto, Miguel  Search this
Quinton, Everett  Search this
Schulman, Sarah  Search this
Sedgwick, Eve Kosofsky  Search this
Spiro, Ellen  Search this
Vasquez-Pacheco, Robert  Search this
Wolf, Maxine  Search this
Swarthmore College  Search this
Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
AIDS (Disease)  Search this
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Feminists  Search this
Filmmakers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Political activists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17531
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)391842
AAA_collcode_juhasz17
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_391842
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Doug Ashford, 2016 October 14-November 3

Interviewee:
Ashford, Doug, 1958-  Search this
Interviewer:
Kerr, Theodore, 1979-  Search this
Subject:
Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17422
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)385010
AAA_collcode_ashfor16
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_385010
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Avram Finkelstein

Interviewee:
Finkelstein, Avram, 1952-  Search this
Interviewer:
Carr, C.  Search this
Names:
Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
23 Items (sound files (7 hrs.), digital, wav)
148 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2016 April 25-May 23
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Avram Finkelstein conducted 2016 April 25-May 23, by Cynthia Carr, for the Archives of American Art's Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project, at Finkelstein's home and studio in Brooklyn, New York.
Finkelstein speaks of his childhood on Long Island; attending the School of the Museum of fine Arts in Boston; moving to New York in the late 1970s; losing his first partner, Don Yowell, to AIDS; the genesis and distribution of his many AIDS activist posters; the beginnings and actions of ACT UP and Gran Fury; the context of the 1990s culture wars; the mishandling of HIV/AIDS as a public health issue in the 1980s and 1990s; his personal transformation as a result of living through the AIDS crisis; and his work on Flash Collective. Finkelstein also recalls Nan Goldin, David Armstrong, P.L. DiCorcia, Jorge Socarras, Lou Molette, Richard Goldstein, Larry Kramer, Chris Lione, Simon Doonan, Mark Simpson, Don Moffett, Todd Haynes, Robert Vasquez, Loring McAlpin, Michael Nesline, Tom Kalin, Amy Heard, Mark Harrington, Richard Deagle, Julie Tolentino, Lola Flash, Davod Meieran, Patrick Moore, Maria Maggenti, Sean Strub, Eric Sawyer, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Avram Finkelstein (1952- ) is an artist, writer, and activist in New York, New York. Cynthia Carr (1950- ) is a writer in New York, New York.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Topic:
AIDS (Disease) and the arts  Search this
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Activists (LGBTQ)  Search this
Gay artists  Search this
Artists (LGBTQ)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.finkel16
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9cecf516f-a5a3-42f6-ace6-8ffb2ca641c9
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-finkel16
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Doug Ashford

Interviewee:
Ashford, Doug  Search this
Interviewer:
Kerr, Theodore  Search this
Names:
Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
3 Items (sound files (4 hrs., 28 min.), digital, wav)
71 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2016 October 14-November 3
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Doug Ashford conducted 2016 October 14 and November 3, by Theodore Kerr, for the Archives of American Art's Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project, at Ashford's studio in Brooklyn, New York.
Biographical / Historical:
Doug Ashford (1958- ) is an artist, teacher, and writer in New York, New York. Theodore Kerr (1979- ) is a writer and organizer in New York, New York.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Occupation:
Art teachers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.ashfor16
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw943348261-e2a9-4067-971a-89131e74c242
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ashfor16
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Rackstraw Downes

Interviewee:
Downes, Rackstraw  Search this
Interviewer:
McElhinney, James Lancel, 1952-  Search this
Extent:
5 Items (sound files (4 hrs., 5 min.), digital, wav)
137 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
2016 April 10-11
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Rackstraw Downes conducted 2016 April 10-11, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art, at Downes' studio and home in New York, New York.
Biographical / Historical:
Rackstraw Downes (1952- ) is an artist, author, and educator in New York. New York. James McElhinney (1952- ) is a painter and educator of New York, New York.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Topic:
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.downes16
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c5df8d02-a22b-4f17-84fc-c0a1457cf91d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-downes16
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Diane Waldman

Interviewee:
Waldman, Diane  Search this
Interviewer:
Richards, Judith Olch  Search this
Names:
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project  Search this
Guggenheim International Exhibition  Search this
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum  Search this
Cornell, Joseph  Search this
De Kooning, Willem, 1904-1997  Search this
Ernst, Max, 1891-1976  Search this
Fry, Edward F.  Search this
Hess, Thomas B.  Search this
Kelly, Ellsworth, 1923-  Search this
Lichtenstein, Roy, 1923-1997  Search this
Messer, Thomas M.  Search this
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959  Search this
Extent:
106 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2010 June 8-9
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Diane Waldman conducted 2010 June 8-9, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art's Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts project, at Waldman's home, in New York, N.Y.
Waldman speaks of her background; education and early career; her curatorial work at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; relationships with artists; her exhibitions of works by Joseph Cornell, Willem de Kooning, Ellsworth Kelly, Roy Lichtenstein, Max Ernst, and others; her travels to India; her life after resigning from the Guggenheim Museum; Frank Lloyd Wright's building; the Guggenheim International; the museum profession dominated by men; writing detective stories; and other topics. She recalls Ed Fry, Thomas Hess, Thomas Kress, Thomas Messer, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Diane Waldman (1936- ) is an independent art history scholar in New York, N.Y. Judith Olch Richards (1947- ) is a former director of iCI in New York, N.Y.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 memory cards. Duration is 5 hr., 57 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Occupation:
Art historians -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Curators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- History -- Study and teaching  Search this
Women art historians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.waldma10
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw96aeb78f4-637e-40a2-bb38-726bc8f2e747
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-waldma10
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Louise Welch

Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Interviewee:
Welch, Louise  Search this
Names:
Federal Writers' Project (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
36 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1965 January 2
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Louise Michel Blinken Welch conducted 1965 January 2, by Harlan B. Phillips, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project, in New York, N.Y.
Biographical / Historical:
Louise Michel Blinken Welch (1905-2000) was director of the Federal Writers' Project of the Work Progress Administration for the state of Connecticut. She moved to New York with her husband, William J. Welch in 1941, where she worked as a writer.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 27 min.
Provenance:
This interview conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.welch65
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9865580fd-3a88-4b48-bc16-6bf427516301
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-welch65
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Anais Nin

Creator:
Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977  Search this
Interviewer:
Holmes, Doloris  Search this
Extent:
20 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
Interview of Anais Nin conducted in 1972, by Doloris Holmes, in New York, New York, for the Archives of American Art "Art World in Turmoil" oral history project.
Biographical / Historical:
Anais Nin (1903-1977) was a writer in New York, New York.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.nin72
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw90a006f29-17c0-4acb-83ea-fb29b62665cb
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-nin72
Online Media:

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