Art in Town

Art in the Workplace

Campus Arts

Other Museums

Art by the River

Art In Trenton


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Art in Town

Arts Council of Princeton, 102 Witherspoon Street,


"Annual Small Works Show." The juried show is on view in the

WPA Gallery, weekdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To March 30.

Historical Society of Princeton, Bainbridge House, 158

Nassau Street, 609-921-6748. "Old Traditions, New Beginnings,"

a major exhibition celebrating 250 years of Princeton Jewish history,

jointly presented and exhibited at the Jewish Center of Princeton.

This is the first-ever exhibit on the history of Princeton’s Jewish

community, scheduled to coincide with the Jewish Center’s 50th


Topics addressed include early arrivals, family life, social


work and business pursuits, religious traditions, and anti-Semitism.

On view through March.

Numina Gallery, Princeton High School, Moore Street,


A student-curated show featuring prints and graphic arts by Miriam

Schaer, a New York City artist and teacher specializing in new


techniques for one-of-a-kind and limited-edition books. All profits

from sale of works go directly to PHS art programs. Gallery hours

are Monday to Friday, 3 to 5 p.m.; and by appointment from 9 a.m.

to 3 p.m. To April 6.

Schaer graduated from the Philadelphia College of Art and, in 1984,

became an artist member of the Center for Book Arts. She studied


design and independent printmaking at the School of Visual Arts and

studied silk screen, gum bichromates, monoprints, and chine colle

at the Lower East Side Print Shop. She has taught and had solo


in Ontario, Canada, New York, Washington, D.C., and Budapest.

Princeton Theological Seminary, Erdman Hall Gallery, 20

Library Place, 609-497-7990. "Reflections," works by sculptor

Lynda Juel. A graduate of University of Minnesota, Juel’s playful

yet serious pieces include brooms and vacuums, empty dresses and


that comment on the everyday life of women. Monday to Friday, 8:30

a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Saturday to 4:30 p.m.; Sunday 2 to 9:30 p.m. To

March 30.

Stuart Country Day School, Norbert Considine Gallery,

1200 Stuart Road, 609-921-2330. "Within the Material World:


Artists From India," a group show featuring 14 contemporary


from India. Curated by Steve Pacia of Bose Pacia Gallery in New York,

the show’s diversity of styles and languages belong to the spirit

of India that recently celebrated 50 years of political and cultural

independence. All profits will be donated to the earthquake relief

effort in India. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. To March 30.

The Williams Gallery, 8 Chambers Street, 609-921-1142.

"Ancient Cultures Revisited: Etchings by Jorg Schmeisser, Painted

Panels and Sculpture by Sally Spofford," a presentation of works

reflecting civilizations in Cambodia, Central America, Greece, Japan,

Morocco, Russia, and Turkey. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday,

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To March 24.

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Art in the Workplace

Educational Testing Service, Carter and Rosedale roads,

609-921-9000. In the Brodsky Gallery of the Chauncey Conference


a collection of woodcarvings by New York artist Irene Gennaro. She

says her colorful carvings, ranging in size from 20 to 70-inches tall,

make reference to the human form and to organic forms in nature.


is open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. To March 30.

Gallery at Bristol-Myers Squibb, Route 206,


609-252-6275. "Gold Medal Impressions," a photographic


by photographer Richard A. Druckman. In the exhibit of 100


Druckman explores athletes and the Olympic experience from the 1984

Los Angeles games to the 2000 games in Sydney, Australia. Gallery

hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and weekends and


1 to 5 p.m. To April 8.

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Campus Arts

Art Museum, Princeton University, 609-258-3788. "Le

Corbusier at Princeton: 14 to 16 November 1935," an exhibition

of sketches and works related to the French architect’s Princeton

residency; to June 17. Also, "A Tapestry by Karel van Mander,"

to June 10. "Seeing Double: Copies and Copying in the Arts of

China," an exhibition of Chinese art; to July 1. "Great


Art of the Print in the Western World," to March 19. On extended

view in the Bowen Gallery, Richard Serra’s "Weight and


etchings. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to

5 p.m.; Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. Free tours of the collection are every

Saturday at 2 p.m.

Princeton University, Firestone Library,


The Graduate School continues its centennial observance with the


"A Community of Scholars: Graduate Education at Princeton,"

an exhibition of more than 100 photographs, documents, and artifacts

that chronicle the evolution of graduate studies at Princeton; to

April 8. Also, James Madison Exhibit commemorates the alumni’s role

in drafing the U.S. Constitution, to April 14. Library is open Monday

through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday to 8 p.m.; Saturday and

Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Princeton University, Milberg Gallery, Firestone

Library, 609-258-5049. "Art Deco Paris: 1900-1925," a portrait

of the spirited, affluent Parisian society of the early 20th century

through "pochoir" (or stencil) prints. The show features 100

color prints, including a folio by Matisse, reflecting the era of

jazz, tango, high fashion, and modern art. Library is open Monday

through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday to 8 p.m.; Saturday and

Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. To April 8.

College of New Jersey, Art Gallery, Holman Hall,


ACM Siggraph’s Traveling Show, "TechnoOasis," an exhibit of

digital paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures, and Web-based

projects by artists throughout the world. Gallery hours are Monday

to Friday, noon to 3 p.m.; Thursday 7 to 9 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to

3 p.m. To March 28.

Gallery at Mercer County College, Communications Center,

West Windsor, 609-586-4800, ext. 3589. "Mercer County Artists

2001," the annual juried show. Gallery hours are Tuesday to


11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Wednesday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m; Thursday


from 6 to 8 p.m.; and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. To April 6.

Middlesex County College, 2600 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison,

732-906-2566. "Trees," an exhibit by Sheila Eichenblatt,


paintings inspired by the Middlesex County area. Eichenblatt earned

her BS and MA degrees from New York University and studied at the

Pratt Institute and the Brooklyn Museum School. Gallery hours are

Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To April 20.

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Other Museums

American Hungarian Foundation, 300 Somerset Street, New

Brunswick, 732-846-5777. "The Art of Baron Laszlo Mednyansky in

Context: Works from the Salgo Trust for Education." An exhibition

of works by the turn-of-the-century aristocratic artist who disguised

himself as a pauper to paint grim images of the underbelly of society.

Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday,

1 to 4 p.m. Show runs to September 16. Donation $5.

James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street,


215-340-9800. "The Photography of Alfred Stieglitz" Georgia

O’Keeffe’s Enduring Gift," a major retrospective of the influential

modernist’s owm works drawn from a major collection given by O’Keeffe

to the George Eastman House in Rochester. To May 20.

Stieglitz was an eloquent proponent of art photography, as artist,

writer, publisher, gallery director, and entrepreneur. The show spans

a multitude of genres, from cloud studies and landscapes, to gritty

and poetric depictions of New York City, to the famed extended


series of his wife, Georgia O’Keeffe.

Also, "Carved, Incised, Burnished and Gilded: The Bucks County

Framemaking Tradition," featuring 50 objects that tell the story

of the region’s well-regarded group of frame artists led by Frederick

Harer and Ben Badura, to March 18. Museum admission $5 adults; $1.50

students. Museum hours Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.;


& Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Wednesday evenings to 9 p.m.

Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, 71 Hamilton Street,

New Brunswick, 732-932-7237. The newly expanded and renovated museum

features: "American Impressionism: Treasures from the Smithsonian

American Art Museum," to May 20. "The Exotic Flower:


of Femininity in Late 19th-Century French Art," to May 20.


Sum is Greater than the Parts: Collage and Assemblage from the Dodge

Collection," to May 6. "Confrontations: Selections from the

Rutgers Archives for Printmaking Studios, to June 17. "Switch

on the Night: The Amazing Art of Leo and Diane Dillon," to April 1

"Traffic Patterns: Images of Transportation in American Prints

between the Wars," to June 3 "Opening Up: A Half-Century of

Artistic Dialogue between Japan and the West," to April 15.

"A World Of Stage: Designs for Theater, Opera, and Dance from

the Riabov Collection," to March 31.

Museum hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.;


and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. $3 adults; under 18 free; museum is open

free to the public on the first Sunday of every month. Spotlight Tours

every Sunday at 2 and 2:45 p.m.

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Art by the River

ABC Gallery, Lambertville Public Library, 6 Lilly Street,

609-397-0275. "Marks of Industry" by Ryan Brown. Using a


with powdered charcoal, Brown focuses on objects of transportation

common to people living in a city or industrial area to show the


of aging. Gallery hours are Monday to Thursday, 1 to 9 p.m.; Friday

1 to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. To April 20.

Artists’ Gallery, 32 Coryell Street, Lambertville,


"Regrouped," a shared show featuring works by Stacie Speer

Scott and Annelies van Dommelen. Gallery hours are Friday, Saturday,

and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. To April 1.

Artsbridge Gallery, Prallsville Mills, Route 28, Stockton,

609-773-0881. March group show includes sculpture by Beverly Ardos

Fredericks, oil painting by Ty Hodanish, and watercolors by Monica

Sebald-Kennedy. Gallery is open Thursday to Sunday, noon to 6 p.m.

To April 1.

Coryell Gallery, 8 Coryell Street, Lambertville,


"Lambertville & the Surrounding Area," the Lambertville


Society’s 21st annual juried art exhibition. Artist Sally Spofford,

invited to jury the show, selected awards to the following artists:

Marge Chavooshian, Steve Zazenski, Elsa Hermann, Mike Filipiak,


Farnham, Robert Sakson, Vincent Ceglia, George Bramhall, and Ranulph

Bye. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To March


Gratz Gallery, 30 West Bridge Street, New Hope,


"Crilley 2001," an exhibition of new oils by Joseph Crilley

with paintings of Italy, England, and Nova Scotia, as well as Bucks

and Hunterdon County. Many works depict familiar country scenes,


local street scenes, and architectural landmarks such as the New


Train Station. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to

6 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 6 p.m. To April 1.

In Rare Form Gallery, 14 Church Street, Lambertville,

609-397-1006. "The Logik of Josh Owen," an exhibition of


furniture and lighting designs. Owen is a 1994 graduate of Cornell

who earned his MFA in furniture design in 1997 at the Rhode Island

School of Design. Gallery hours are Thursday through Sunday, 12 to

5 p.m. and by appointment. To April 30.

Tin Man Alley, 12 West Mechanic Street, New Hope,


"Kings and Queens," the new gallery’s debut exhibit features

works by Van Arno, Rich Borge, Ron English, Ward Sutton, Eric White,

and Ulana Zahajkewycz. Gallery proprietor Jonathan LeVine says he

strives to link nostalgia with modern taste including toys to harness

your imagination. Gallery hours are Thursday through Monday, 11 a.m.

to 7 p.m. To March 25.

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Art In Trenton

Artworks, 19 Everett Alley, Trenton, 609-394-9436.


Art: An Exhibition of Trenton Students Art Work." Artworks’


Through Art (LTA) and Access to Art are educational outreach programs

for students in the Trenton public schools. LTA, an educational


developed by the Guggenheim Museum in New York, brings artists into

the schools to work with classroom teachers to reinforce core


concepts through art. Open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

To March 22.

Capital Health System, Mercer Campus, 446 Bellevue Avenue,

Trenton, 609-394-4023. "Through the Years in the Trenton


an exhibition of works by Tom Malloy, artist and Trenton resident

since 1923. In the main lobby gallery that is always open. To March


Ellarslie, Trenton City Museum, Cadwalader Park,


"Ellarslie Open XIX," the annual juried showcase of work by

regional, state, and nationally-known artists. Museum hours are


through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday 2 to 4 p.m. To April 15.

Extension Gallery, 60 Ward Avenue, Mercerville,


Recent sculpture by Gary Wertheim. Gallery hours are Monday to


10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To March 29.

Grounds for Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton,

609-586-0616. Fall-Winter Exhibition. In the Domestic Arts Building:

"James Dinerstein: New Sculpture," recent works in cast


"Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture."

Show continues to April 8. Open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to

9 p.m., year round; Sunday is Members Day. Adult admission is $4


through Thursday; $7 Friday and Saturday; and $10 Sunday. Annual


start at $45.

New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street, Trenton,

609-292-6464. "TAWA: Eyes on Trenton," a juried exhibition

of works in all media that focus on the city of Trenton. Juried by

longtime TAWA and New Jersey State Museum member Molly Merlino,


Margaret O’Reilly, and registrar Jana Balsamo, the show features 65

works by 53 artists; to May 10. Museum hours are Tuesday through


9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Free.

Also on view, "Americans on the Silver Screen," an exhibit

of movie posters, press books, and lobby cards dating from 1934 to

1970 that explores the role of movies in creating and perpetuating

stereotypes of ethnic Americans. "Reflections of Cultures: African

Art and Craftwork from the Collections," wooden carvings,


textiles, metal work, and a recreation of a Nigerian village in


carvings. On extended view: "The Modernists;" "Fine and

Decorative Arts Collections;" "New Jersey Ceramics, Silver,

Glass and Iron;" "New Jersey’s Native Americans: The


Record;" "Delaware Indians of New Jersey;" "The Sisler

Collection of North American Mammals;" "Of Rock and Fire;

New Jersey and the Great Ice Age;" "Dinosaur Turnpike: Treks

through New Jersey’s Piedmont;" "Amber: the Legendary


and "Washington Crossing the Delaware."

Friends of the New Jersey State Museum, Friends Cafe


205 West State Street, Trenton, 609-394-9535. Watercolors by Gail

Bracegirdle. Portion of sales benefit museum programs. Gallery hours

are Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4:30 p.m.

To April 14.

Area Galleries

The Artful Deposit, 201 Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown,

609-298-6970. A group theme show, "Bedtime Stories," featuring

works by Antonelle, Lombardi, Levine, Kelly, and others. Gallery hours

are Thursday through Saturday, 4 to 8 p.m. To March 31.

Gas House Gallery, 40 Broad Street, Hopewell,


A new gallery in the tradition of "Art’s Garage," featuring

the paintings of Hopewell artist Alan Taback. Taback began his career

as a plein-air painter, moved to portraiture, and has most recently

turned to abstract figurative work. The gallery is open weekends,

and by appointment.

Hopewell Frame Shop, 24 West Broad Street, Hopewell,


An exhibit by wildlife artist Beatrice Bork. Working primarily with

watercolor and gouache, her art focuses on capturing an expressive

moment in nature by observing the daily struggles that are full of

action, drama, or humor. Shop hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m.

to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. To March 30.

Hunterdon Museum of Art, Lower Center Street, Clinton,

908-735-8415. "Donna Lish: Changing Metaphor," a one artist

show of abstract sculpture built of beads, plastic threads, and found

objects. Also, the "2001 Annual Members’ Exhibition" featuring

work by area artists in all media, juried by artist and arts writer

Carol Rosen. Museum hours are Tuesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Both shows run to March 18.

Montgomery Cultural Center, 1860 House, 124 Montgomery

Road, 609-921-3272. Recent oil paintings by Don Jordan whose work

has been shown in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York. Jordan is

a member of TAWA and Artsbridge. To March 23. In the Upstairs Gallery,

"Explorations," a shared show of drawings, paintings, and

wall pieces by Mary Kramarenko and Stefanie Mandelbaum, to March 29.

Plainsboro Public Library, 641 Plainsboro Road,


"Terza Rima" by mixed-media artists Liz Adams and Stefanie

Mandelbaum, who also work collaboratively under the name, Unified

Field. Adams uses paper molded and treated to resemble beaten metal

in a series reflecting on technology. Mandelbaum creates abstract

canvases. "Terza Rima’s" key work is a large, mixed-media

watercolor constructed in three related parts.

Printmaking Council of New Jersey, 440 River Road, North

Branch, 908-725-2110. "Mixed Moxie: Creative Highlights from


Artists." Jurors Idaherma Williams, Cori Haveson, and Jim Jeffers

selected 55 pieces of varied media from students across the country.

Best of show awards presented in categories of mixed media,


and photography. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m.

to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. To April 7.

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Kelsey Theater seeks actresses between the ages of 25

and 40 for roles in "The Diary of Anne Frank." Auditions may

be arranged on an individual basis by calling Dan Spalluto at


For Kids

Arthritis Foundation, New Jersey Chapter will send a message

from the Easter Bunny to children whose families or friends make a

contribution to help people with arthritis. For a $5 donation, a


and small gift from the Easter Bunny will be sent to the child of

the donor’s choice. Checks payable to the Arthritis Foundation should

be sent with the child’s name, address, age, and sex to: The Bunny

Hutch, c/o Arthritis Foundation, NJ Chapter, 9 Tanner Street-East

Entry, Haddonfield, 08033. Call 856-616-8000.

Princeton Debutante Ball is seeking young women currently

in their senior year of high school who have demonstrated outstanding

community service, academic and athletic achievements, and leadership

skills. The Ball to benefit Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton,

will be held Friday, November 23, at the Hyatt Regency Princeton.

Call Mary Lovell-Ressalei at 609-394-5181.

Call for Entries

20th Annual Congressional Art Competition theme this year

is "An Artistic Discovery 2001." The contest is open to


in grades 9 to 12 living in the 12th Congressional District. Each

participating school chooses three student submission to be included

in the competition. The winning piece of art from each congressional

district is put on display in the corridors of the U.S. Capitol in

Washington D.C. For information, call Representative Rush Holt’s


at 1-87-Rush-Holt.

Delaware River Basin Commission has announced an art,

essay, and poetry contest open to students in grades 8 to 12 who live

within the river basin. The theme is "Delaware: River of


"Entries must be postmarked by Sunday, April 15. Call Bonnie Tobin

at 610-982-0161.

The Photo Review , a national magazine based in the


region, is sponsoring its 17th annual competition. All accepted


will be reproduced in the summer issue and prize-winning photographers

will exhibit their work at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.

$1,000 in cash prizes will be awarded. Entries including $20 entry

fee must be received between May 15 and 31. Call 215-891-0214 or

Participate Please

NAMI Mercer announces their free support groups for families

of children or adolescents with mental health issues. The support

groups are every first and third Wednesday, from 7:30 to 9 p.m., at

the Presbyterian Church, 1039 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville. Call


The Middlesex County Improvement Authority offers


golfers a $40 annual fee to play at the Meadows at Middlesex in


Tamarack Golf Course in East Brunswick, and Raritan Landing in


Registration allows golf at all three year-round courses access to

the automated tee-time reservation system, and reduced greens fees.

Call The Meadows at Middlesex at 609-799-4000 or visit

Mercer County Bar Foundation offers funding to eligible

organizations for the support, development, and/or implementation

of programs which promote conflict resolution or reduce violence by

children. Non-profit organizations, agencies, and municipalities in

Mercer County are eligible. Programs must have a component involving

parents. The maximum award is $500. Call 609-637-4908.

Beginning Experience of Trenton offers a self-reflective,

and spiritual weekend retreat for widowed, divorced, and separated

people, beginning Friday, May 4, in Elburon, NJ. Call 732-607-9053.

Saint Peter’s University Hospital offers a Mother/Daughter

program designed for 10 to 12-year-olds and their mothers on Saturday,

May 19, at 1:30 p.m. The Father/Son program for 10 to 13-year-olds

and their fathers is Saturday, June 2, at 2 p.m. Young people learn

about changes in the adolescent body, the functions of the


system, and the emotional changes of adolescence. To register call


Volunteer Alert

The Fresh Air Fund seeks host families for needy New York

City children. Young families, single professionals, empty nesters,

and grandparents are all welcome. Call Linda Leyhane at 609-466-7973.

AYUSA, Academic Year in the U.S.A., offers opportunities

to host an exchange student, receive help with a community project,

have a free speaker, or send a student to study abroad. Call regional

director, Barbara Overton, at 800-251-4938.


The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra League , Princeton-Mercer

Chapter, will travel to Doylestown, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday, May

2, for a behind-the-scenes tour of Fonthill, the 44-room castle built

by Henry Mercer. Also visits to the Moravian Pottery and Tile Works,

lunch at Roosevelt’s Blue Star Restaurant, and a guided tour of the

James A. Michener Art Museum. $70 inclusive. Reservation and payment

must be received by March 30. Call Cynthia Edel, 609-737-0352.

Delaware River Basin Commission has its annual "Delaware

River Sojourn," Friday, June 15, through Saturday, June 23.


River Odyssey" covers 70 miles combining canoeing, camping, and

educational programs. The trip begins in Hankins, New York, and ends

on New Jersey’s Maurice River. Call 908-996-0230 or

Friends of the New Jersey State Museum travel to Baltimore,

Maryland on Wednesday, April 4, to view the Edouard Manet show at

the Walters Museum, tour the historic Garrett-Jacobs Mansion, and

lunch at the mansion. $72 per person; leave from Lawrence Shopping

Center. Call the Friends office at 609-394-5310.

Easter Seals New Jersey offers a seven-day Mediterranean

cruise on the Royal Caribbean Grandeur of the Sea visiting Naples,

Florence, Pisa, Valletta, Barcelona, and Monte Carlo. Prices,


airfare, begin at $2,499. The cruise begins Friday, August 3. Call

Margie Cortez at 732-257-6662 or


Boys & Girls Club of Trenton/Mercer County needs help

in paying for instructors, supplies, and finances for their social

and athletic programs. Trenton Police Department places children who

have gotten into trouble with the law in the organization for guidance

and a second chance. Over the last two years, the enrollment has grown

from 200 to 700 children. Not one child in the program has had further

police intervention. Call 609-392-3191 or send contributions to Boys

& Girls Club of Trenton, 212 Centre Street, Trenton 08611.


All Kinds of Minds offers a week-long "Schools


summer workshop in Princeton beginning Monday, August 13. Designed

for teachers, it covers eight neurodevelopmental areas that affect

learning, and uses comprehensive observations to understand each


learning behavior. The program is based on research by pediatrician

Mel Levine. Tuition is $1,200. Call 888-956-4637 or visit

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