Check out this interesting video showing the work process of Julian Baumgartner.
His studio is currently the oldest conservation studio in Chicago. It was founded in 1978 by R. Agass Baumgartner. Agass' son, Julian, started learning the art of restoration in 2000 when he was studying painting and printmaking at Purchase College, SUNY.
Julian took over responsibility for running business, and in mid-2011 took full ownership and oversight of the restoration company.
Julian is especially proud of their strong relationships with small museums, universities, art galleries, art dealers, collectors and private clients.
Some artworks may be completed in as little as one week, while others require several weeks due to the complex nature of the conservation issues at play.
Specific time lines and completion dates can be accommodated if required.