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Dorothy Goldeen Gallery records

Creator:
Dorothy Goldeen Gallery (Santa Monica, Calif.)  Search this
Names:
Abakanowicz, Magdalena  Search this
Altoon, John, 1925-  Search this
Ben Tré, Howard, 1949-  Search this
Benton, Fletcher, 1931-  Search this
Bergman, Ciel, 1938-  Search this
Carnwath, Squeak, 1947-  Search this
Chihuly, Dale, 1941-  Search this
Cho, Tŏk-hyŏn, 1957-  Search this
De Forest, Roy, 1930-2007  Search this
Fasnacht, Heide, 1951-  Search this
Hudson, Robert, 1938-  Search this
La Noue, Terence  Search this
Lipski, Donald, 1947-  Search this
Paik, Nam June, 1932-2006  Search this
Paschke, Ed  Search this
Rath, Alan, 1959-  Search this
Raymond, Zizi, 1960-  Search this
Reinoso, Pablo, 1955-  Search this
Extent:
16.2 Linear feet
2.52 Gigabytes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Gigabytes
Photographs
Interviews
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Date:
1960-circa 2014
bulk 1987-1996
Summary:
The records of Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, based in Southern California, measure 16.2 linear feet and 2.52 GB and date from 1960 to circa 2014, with the bulk of the items dating from 1987 to 1996. The Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, operated from 1986-1996 and featured the work of prominent contemporary artists, such as Magdalena Abakanowicz, John Altoon, Fletcher Benton, Howard Ben Tre, Ciel Bergman, Squeak Carnwatch, Dale Chihuly, Duck-Hyun Cho, Roy De Forest, Heidi Fasnacht, Robert Hudson, Terence La Noue, Donald Lipski, Nam June Paik, Ed Paschke, Alan Rath, Zizi Raymond, Pablo Reinoso, among many others. The collection includes correspondence, scattered administration records, exhibition files, extensive artists' files that also include many video recordings, financial and legal records, printed and digital materials, and photographic materials.
Scope and Contents:
The records of Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, based in Southern California, measure 16.2 linear feet and 2.52 GB and date from 1960 to circa 2014, with the bulk of the items dating from 1987 to 1996. The Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, operated from 1986-1996 and featured the work of prominent contemporary artists, such as Magdalena Abakanowicz, John Altoon, Fletcher Benton, Howard Ben Tre, Ciel Bergman, Squeak Carnwatch, Dale Chihuly, Duck-Hyun Cho, Roy De Forest, Heidi Fasnacht, Robert Hudson, Terence La Noue, Donald Lipski, Nam June Paik, Ed Paschke, Alan Rath, Zizi Raymond, Pablo Reinoso, among many others. The collection includes correspondence, scattered administration records, exhibition files, extensive artists' files that also include many video recordings, financial and legal records, printed and digital materials, and photographic materials.

Correspondence is with artists, museums, galleries, and collectors regarding exhibitions, sales, and acquisitions of artwork. Administration records include appraisals, mailing lists, materials related to gallery events, a rolodex, and a list of artist contracts. Exhibition files are found for only a few of the gallery's exhibitions, including American Artists in Jewelry (1987), Private Reserve (1988), Fresh Visions 1 (1989), Fresh Visions 2 (1989), and Multiple Parts (1994).

There are extensive artists' files containing correspondence, printed and digital material, resumes, slides, and photographs documenting the gallery's relationship with and exhibitions of many prominent artists. These files also contain numerous audio and video recordings of interviews with artists, exhibitions, documentaries, and video art.

Financial and legal records mostly consist of sales records of artwork by various artists, in addition to materials on a lawsuit, a sublease for exhibition space, and a few invoices.

Printed materials include Dorothy Goldeen Gallery press releases, exhibition announcements, press reviews, newsletters, clippings, and one videocassette of a broadcast news program.

Photographic materials mostly consist of slides and transparencies of artwork by artists represented by the gallery. There are a few images of the gallery building.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged as 7 series.

Series 1: Correspondence, 1979-2012 (1.1 linear feet; Box 1-2)

Series 2: Administration Records, circa 1987-circa 2010 (0.6 linear feet; Box 2)

Series 3: Exhibition Files, 1987-1995 (0.4 linear feet; Boxes 2-3)

Series 4: Artists' Files, 1961-2007 (12.1 linear feet; Boxes 3-14, OV 17-18, 2.52 GB; ER01-ER02)

Series 5: Financial and Legal Records, 1987-2005 (0.8 linear feet; Box 15)

Series 6: Printed Material, 1986-2014 (0.4 linear feet; Boxes 15-16)

Series 7: Photographic Material, 1960-2005 (0.8 linear feet; Box 16)
Biographical / Historical:
The Dorothy Goldeen Gallery (1987-1996) was an art gallery in Santa Monica, California, founded by Dorothy Goldeen.

Dorothy Goldeen graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, where she studied sculpture and textile design. In 1973, Goldeen began her career in the arts working in San Francisco, California at the Hansen Fuller Gallery which later became Fuller Goldeen Gallery.

In 1987, Goldeen moved to Los Angeles and founded the Dorothy Goldeen Gallery. Historically significant artists such as Magdalena Abakanowicz and Nam June Paik were represented by her gallery as well as influential, emerging Los Angeles artists. Other notable artists include Robert Arneson, Paul Kos, Ed Paschke, and Alan Rath.

In 1996, Goldeen closed her gallery and launched the Dorothy Goldeen Art Advisory in Santa Monica. Goldeen often travels internationally as an art consultant for private and institutional clients, advising them on the acquisition and resale of art.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also has an oral history interview with Dorothy Goldeen conducted by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp in 2014.
Provenance:
The Dorothy Goldeen Gallery records were donated by Dorothy Goldeen to the Archives of American Art in 2 installments in 2003 and 2014.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.

Permission to publish, quote or reproduce all correspondence must be obtained from Dorothy Goldeen.
Rights:
The Dorothy Goldeen Gallery Records are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce any correspondence must be obtained from Dorothy Goldeen.
Topic:
Art galleries, Commercial -- California -- Santa Monica  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- California -- Los Angeles
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Interviews
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Citation:
Dorothy Goldeen Gallery Records, 1960-circa 2014, bulk 1987-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.dorogolg
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-dorogolg
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Oral history interview with Dennis Oppenheim

Interviewee:
Oppenheim, Dennis, 1938-2011  Search this
Interviewer:
Richards, Judith Olch  Search this
Names:
Biennale di Venezia  Search this
Olympic Games (29th : 2008 : Beijing, China)  Search this
Acconci, Vito, 1940-  Search this
Aycock, Alice  Search this
Irwin, Robert, 1928-  Search this
Levai, Pierre  Search this
Lipski, Donald, 1947-  Search this
Nauman, Bruce, 1941-  Search this
Serra, Richard, 1939-  Search this
Sonnier, Keith, 1941-2020  Search this
Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987  Search this
Extent:
49 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2009 June 23-24
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Dennis Oppenheim conducted 2009 June 23-24, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art, at Oppenheim's studio, in New York, N.Y. Oppenheim speaks of his work in the past 15 years; the evolution of his work and its lack of continuity; his use of writing as a catalyst for constructing works and the importance of language in conceptual art; the role of the audience and the effects of positive reaction to one's work; the risks involved in moving away from successful work to find another avenue; experimentation and the ability to exhibit failures; the emotionality and detached qualities of Abstract Expressionism during the 1950s; the experimental side of studio art in comparison to public art; the seniority felt by fine artists over the applied arts, such as architecture, during the 1950s and 1960s; listening to the public opinion, including those that do not come from the art world; the theoretical progression of works such as, "Jump and Twist," [1999], and "Device to Root Out Evil," [1997]; how to react to controversial work; his lack of representation by galleries and dealers; his staff of assistants and his more theoretical role in the operation; his lack of fellowship with other artists and his dislike of collaboration; the Venice Biennale in 1997; the Olymics in Beijing in 2008; his current work and on-going commissions. Oppenheim also recalls Andy Warhol, Pierre Levai, Vito Acconci, Bruce Nauman, Robert Irwin, Richard Serra, Alice Aycock, Keith Sonnier, and Donald Lipski.
Biographical / Historical:
Dennis Oppenheim (1938- ) is a conceptual artist and sculptor in New York, N.Y. Judith Olch Richards (1947- ) is former executive director of iCI in New York, N.Y. Oppenheim was educated at California College of Arts and Crafts and Stanford University.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs., 31 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.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Conceptual artists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.oppenh09
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-oppenh09

Oral history interview with William Morris

Interviewee:
Morris, William, 1957-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
California State University, Chico -- Students  Search this
Central Washington University -- Students  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Pilchuck Glass Center (Stanwood, Wash.)  Search this
San Carlos Borromeo Basilica (Carmel, Calif.)  Search this
Benaroya, Jack, 1921-2012  Search this
Benaroya, Rebecca  Search this
Campbell, Joseph, 1904-1987  Search this
Carpenter, James, 1949-  Search this
Chihuly, Dale, 1941-  Search this
Demarco, Ricky  Search this
Graves, Nancy Stevenson, 1940-1995  Search this
Hauberg, John H. (John Henry), 1916-  Search this
Hydman-Vallien, Ulrica, 1938-2018  Search this
Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961  Search this
Karan, Donna, 1948-  Search this
Kirkpatrick, Joey  Search this
Libenský, Stanislav, 1921-2002  Search this
Lipofsky, Marvin, 1938-2016  Search this
Lipski, Donald, 1947-  Search this
Mace, Flora, 1949-  Search this
Marioni, Dante, 1964-  Search this
Moore, Benjamin P.  Search this
Oppenheim, Dennis, 1938-2011  Search this
Pfaff, Judy, 1946-  Search this
Saxe, Dorothy  Search this
Saxe, George  Search this
Scanga, Italo, 1932-2001  Search this
Seguso, Livio, 1930-  Search this
Signoretto, Pino, 1944-  Search this
Smith, Kiki, 1954-  Search this
Stroemple, George R.  Search this
Tagliapietra, Lino  Search this
Vallien, Bertil, 1938-  Search this
Extent:
7 Items (Sound recording: 7 wav files (5 hr., 5min.), digital)
105 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
British Isles -- Description and Travel
Date:
2009 July 13-14
Scope and Contents:
An interview of William Morris conducted 2009 July 13-14, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Morris' home, in Stanwood, Washington.
William Morris speaks of his decision to stop working in glass in 2005; his deep connection to the natural world; working now with stone; the longstanding theme of man and nature in his work; his influence on the studio glass movement; use of installations; relationship to the greater art world; Cache [1993]; the importance of working in a team, particularly with Jon Ormbrek; studio practice and philosophy of working in the studio; series Man Adorned and first use of the human form; how his work evolves artistically; the influence of his travels on his work and his particular affinity for Mesoamerican culture; the process of choosing his subjects; growing up in Carmel, California, and frequenting the museum at the Carmel Mission Basilica; his early fascination with Native American artifacts and history in the museum; childhood spent hiking in the hills around Carmel and youth spent camping and rock-climbing; art instruction during childhood; ceramics work in high school; introduction to ideas of Carl Jung and Joseph Campbell by his high school teacher, Lloyd Baskerville; undergraduate work at California State University, Chico, working with Vernon Patrick; first experience with glass in high school, through the Fort Ord military base crafts department; brief studies at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Washington; arriving at Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, Washington, in 1977 as a shop assistant/maintenance person; his first encounter with Dale Chihuly; 10 years as Chihuly's main assistant and de facto apprenticeship; his greater overall technical education at Pilchuck; the development of his own team as he continued to work with Chihuly; working with Chihuly and Italo Scanga; the synergy of working in a group and artistic cross-pollination at Pilchuck; the influence and mentorship of Judy Pfaff; working with Italian glass masters at Pilchuck; the influence of Pino Signoretto; his trip with Chihuly to the British Isles, which inspired his series Stone Vessels and series Standing Stones in the mid-1980s; his practice of working in series; series Petroglyph Vessels, and the beginning of narrative in his work; the importance of naiveté, experimentation, and a "confidence in innocence"; series Artifacts; the influence of Donald Lipski on Morris' installations; series Burial Urns and series Burial Rafts; series Canopic Jars; commissions for George Stroemple; the genesis of the series Rhyton; the transcendental/mythic qualities in his work; series Crow and Raven; more discussion of series Man Adorned; series Rattles; collaboration with fashion designer Donna Karan; the importance of glass as a material, and the importance of "play"; the value of an apprentice-type program; his work in bronze and with Nancy Graves; series Cinerary Urns and coming to terms with the deaths of close friends; series Mazorca; series Idolo and Idolito; series Native Species (2006); series Fish Traps; more discussion of his decision to leave glassworking; documentary film Creative Nature, 2008; "Myth, Object, and the Animal" exhibition; the adventurous spirit of the American studio glass movement, particularly in the early years; his preference for short workshops rather than longer teaching sessions; the aesthetic continuity of his work throughout his career; his appreciation of the community of collectors of glass art. He also recalls Ken Wiese, Robert and Terrie Kvenild, Bertil and Ulrica Vallien, Gary Galbraith, Stan Price, Dennis Oppenheim, Kiki Smith, Dante Marioni, Livio Seguso, Marvin Lipofsky, Benjamin Moore, Jamie Carpenter, Checco Ongaro, Lino Tagliapietra, Ricky DeMarco, Flora Mace, Joey Kirkpatrick, Trumaine Mason, Karen Willenbrink, Ross Richmond, Randy Walker, John Hauberg, Stanislav Libenský, Graham Graham, Charlie Cowles, George and Dorothy Saxe, and Jack and Rebecca Benaroya.
Biographical / Historical:
William Morris (1957- ) is a glass artist in Stanwood, Washington.
General:
Originally recorded on 3 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 7 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 5 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.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Ceramics -- Study and teaching  Search this
Glass artists -- Washington (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- Washington (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.morris09
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-morris09

Donald Lipski : a brief history of twine / organized by Stephen Fleischman ; essay by Terrie Sultan

Author:
Lipski, Donald 1947-  Search this
Madison Art Center  Search this
Blaffer Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Lipski, Donald 1947-  Search this
Physical description:
104 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
2000
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_613074

Donald Lipski : who's afraid of red, white & blue? : November 9-December 21, 1990 / organized by Paula Marincola S. Rubin

Title:
Who's afraid of red, white & blue?
Who's afraid of red, white and blue?
Author:
Lipski, Donald 1947-  Search this
Marincola, Paula  Search this
Beaver College Art Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Lipski, Donald 1947-  Search this
Physical description:
4 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1990
Call number:
NB237.L54 A4 1990
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_834575

Donald Lipski Waxmusic and candelabracadabra / essay by Marjorie Welish

Author:
Galerie Lelong (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Lipski, Donald 1947-  Search this
Physical description:
20 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1992
Call number:
NB237.L54 A4 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_641612

Transgressions, Donald Lipski and Buzz Spector : [exhibition, December 8, 1990-February 10, 1991]

Author:
Lipski, Donald 1947-  Search this
Spector, Buzz  Search this
Corcoran Gallery of Art  Search this
Subject:
Lipski, Donald 1947-  Search this
Spector, Buzz Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1990
C1990
Call number:
NB237.L54 A4 1990a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_641717

Donald Lipski, building steam : 14 September-12 October, 1985

Author:
Lipski, Donald 1947-  Search this
Kuspit, Donald B (Donald Burton) 1935-  Search this
Germans Van Eck Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Lipski, Donald 1947-  Search this
Physical description:
33 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1985
Call number:
NB237.L54 A4 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_642995

Donald Lipski : oral history, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, January 22-April 17, 1994, Galerie Lelong, May-June, 1994

Author:
Lipski, Donald 1947-  Search this
Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art  Search this
Galerie Lelong (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Lipski, Donald 1947-  Search this
Physical description:
24 p. : chiefly ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1994
Topic:
Tobacco in art--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
N6537.L57 A4 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_649554

Donald Lipski : poetic sculpture : March 13-April 22, 1990 / [David S. Rubin]

Author:
Lipski, Donald 1947-  Search this
Rubin, David S. 1947-  Search this
Freedman Gallery (Reading, Pa.)  Search this
Subject:
Lipski, Donald 1947-  Search this
Physical description:
51 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1990
C1990
Call number:
N40.1.L7658 F8 1990
N40.1.L7658F8 1990
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_418778

Broken wings : Donald Lipski at Grumman, March 18-April 10, 1987 / curated by Carol Becker Davis

Author:
Lipski, Donald 1947-  Search this
Becker-Davis, Carol  Search this
Collischan, Judy  Search this
Hillwood Art Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Lipski, Donald 1947-  Search this
Physical description:
48 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 x 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1987
C1987
Call number:
N40.1.L7658 B3 1987
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_390557

Working in Brooklyn : sculpture : Donald Lipski, Chris MacDonald, John Monti, Tom Otterness, Judy Pfaff, Ray Rapp, Alan Saret, Art Spellings, William Tucker, Christopher Wilmarth, October 18, 1985-January 6, 1986, the Brooklyn Museum

Author:
Lipski, Donald 1947-  Search this
Brooklyn Museum  Search this
Subject:
Lipsky, Donald 1947-  Search this
Physical description:
32 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
1985
C1985
Topic:
Sculpture, American--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
NB235.N5W67 1985X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_296233

Donald Lipski : Glass

Title:
Donald Lipski : Glass 1980-1990, April 20-June 1, 1991, New York Experimental Glass Workshop, Robert Lehman Gallery
Glass 1980-1990
Author:
Lipski, Donald 1947-  Search this
New York Experimental Glass Workshop  Search this
Robert Lehman Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Lipski, Donald 1947-  Search this
Physical description:
63 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Catalogs
Date:
1991
Call number:
NB237.L54 A4 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_909544

Broken Wings #3, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Lipski, Donald 1947-  Search this
Medium:
Pod houseing, buckets, periscope sights, and miscellaneous hardware
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Phoenix Art Museum 1625 North Central Avenue Phoenix Arizona 85004 Accession Number: 1997.45A-H
Date:
1986
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS 01080024
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_406047

Five Easy Pieces, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Lipski, Donald 1947-  Search this
Medium:
Bar stools, tennis rackets, bicycles, kayaks, and guitars
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Washington Convention Center 801 Mount Vernon Place, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20001
Date:
2003
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS 67740001
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_365271

Black by Popular Demand, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Lipski, Donald 1947-  Search this
Medium:
Silk organza
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Corcoran Gallery of Art 500 17th Street, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20006
Date:
1991
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Object--Other--Flag  Search this
Control number:
IAS 08260057
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_373701

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