Darren Waterston: Filthy Lucre

Darren Waterston Filthy Lucre Inspired by James McNeill Whistler s famous Peacock Room contemporary painter Darren Waterston creates his own decadent interpretation in a major installation at MASS MoCA Darren Waterston s Filthy L

  • Title: Darren Waterston: Filthy Lucre
  • Author: Susan Cross Lee Glazer John Ott
  • ISBN: 9780847844135
  • Page: 469
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Inspired by James McNeill Whistler s famous Peacock Room, contemporary painter Darren Waterston creates his own decadent interpretation in a major installation at MASS MoCA Darren Waterston s Filthy Lucre is a contemporary reimagining of James McNeill Whistler s decorative masterpiece Harmony in Blue and Gold The Peacock Room originally a dining room in the London mansioInspired by James McNeill Whistler s famous Peacock Room, contemporary painter Darren Waterston creates his own decadent interpretation in a major installation at MASS MoCA Darren Waterston s Filthy Lucre is a contemporary reimagining of James McNeill Whistler s decorative masterpiece Harmony in Blue and Gold The Peacock Room originally a dining room in the London mansion of shipping magnate Frederick Leyland In 1876 and 1877, Whistler transformed the space with painted leather walls, gilded shutters, and a ceiling reflecting the coppery golds and brilliant blues of a peacock s plumage Waterston reconstructs the historical room as a sumptuous ruin, replete with reinterpretations of Whistler s paintings and 250 hand painted vessels This title features all new photography of Whistler s and Waterston s rooms, accompanied by essays by their curators and a scholar of patronage.

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    • The Peacock Room was a decorative art project that a very wealthy patron named Leyland commissioned James McNeill Whistler to create while he was away. Meant to serve as a place to house his collection of Chinese porcelain and paintings by Whistler himself, Leyland was surprised to learn that the modest assignment he had envisioned, a few days work at best, had suddenly become a massive reworking of the entire room. Expensive leather wall-coverings and mahogany shelves had been painted over in b [...]


    • Excellent Pictures. Would have enjoyed additional information regarding artist inspiration and construction of installation piece.


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