The Wall Street Journal takes a look at leading furniture conservator Yuri Yanchyshyn, the man behind Period Furniture Conservation in Long Island City. He restores work both privately and museum owned. According to WSJ, he’s “helped New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art restore a gilded Rococo furniture set from Germany’s Seehof Castle and resuscitated an 18th-century English painted console table for a private collector in Connecticut.” One of his most challenging projects was restoring the veneer on a 1930s Frederick Kiesler dresser. The article is worth a full read, as it goes into the process and challenges of his restoration work.
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