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Filthy Lucre: Whistler's Peacock Room Reimagined

This installation is now closed at V&A South Kensington

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

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.

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Installation view of Filthy Lucre
Installation view, Filthy Lucre: Whistler's Peacock Room Reimagined by Darren Waterston at the V&A. . © Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Installation view of Filthy Lucre
Installation view, Filthy Lucre: Whistler's Peacock Room Reimagined by Darren Waterston at the V&A. . © Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Installation view of Filthy Lucre
Installation view, Filthy Lucre: Whistler's Peacock Room Reimagined by Darren Waterston at the V&A. . © Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Installation view of Filthy Lucre
Installation view, Filthy Lucre: Whistler's Peacock Room Reimagined by Darren Waterston at the V&A. . © Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Installation view of Filthy Lucre
Installation view, Filthy Lucre: Whistler's Peacock Room Reimagined by Darren Waterston at the V&A. . © Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Installation view of Filthy Lucre
Installation view, Filthy Lucre: Whistler's Peacock Room Reimagined by Darren Waterston at the V&A. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Installation view of Filthy Lucre
Installation view, Filthy Lucre: Whistler's Peacock Room Reimagined by Darren Waterston at the V&A. . © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

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Filthy Lucre: Whistler's Peacock Room Reimagined
Background image: Installation view, Filthy Lucre: Whistler's Peacock Room Reimagined by Darren Waterston at the V&A. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London