On view now at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, Darren Waterston’s immersive installation Filthy Lucre “presents a detailed and decadent interpretation of James Abbott McNeill Whistler’s famed Peacock Room.” This artist’s engagement with a standard element of the historic interiors canon in a contemporary artwork is just one of a series of museological reconsiderations of the period room and furniture installation, including the work of Fred Wilson, Mark Dion, Yinka Shonibare, and many others.    Filthy Lucre, detail  Filthy Lucre, detail

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.