Restorative artist rebuilds the past in Long Island City

Restorative artist rebuilds the past in Long Island City

Balanced on wooden supports in Lisa DiClerico’s Long Island City studio was an 18th century European mirror. The 10-foot-tall relic suffered damages during a fire. Its previously ornate, gilded edges were left charred. The mirror’s sculpted glass, once reflecting the image of a figure now long gone, was coated in layers of soot. Many ornamental [...]

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