Filthy Lucre: Whistler's Peacock Room Reimagined

Sunday, December 15, 2019
Filthy Lucre: Whistler's Peacock Room Reimagined

This immersive installation by contemporary artist Darren Waterston at the Victoria and Albert Museum presents a detailed and decadent interpretation of James Abbott McNeill Whistler's famed Peacock Room, a sumptuous 19th-century interior.

Image: Darren Waterson, Filthy Lucre. Photo by Amber Gray / @mz_amber_gray

 

This immersive installation by contemporary artist Darren Waterston presents a detailed and decadent interpretation of James Abbott McNeill Whistler's famed Peacock Room, a sumptuous 19th-century interior.

 

Darren Waterson, Filthy Lucre. Photo by Amber Gray / @mz_amber_gray

 

Waterston has faithfully recreated each of the room’s individual elements with a twist, displayed with additional content to further explore the fascinating history of this iconic room and reveal a behind-the-scenes look at Waterston's process.

 

Darren Waterson, Filthy Lucre. Photo by Amber Gray / @mz_amber_gray

 

Darren Waterston's Filthy Lucre was created by the artist in collaboration with MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts. Courtesy of DC Moore Gallery, New York.

 

Darren Waterson, Filthy Lucre. Photo by Amber Gray / @mz_amber_gray

 

Filthy Lucre: Whistler's Peacock Room Reimagined

Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Opening January 25,  2020

 

 

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