- Wed Oct 12 - Sun Nov 13
Headwaters Arts Gallery presents the quiet elegance of Peter Dusek’s international award-winning Zen-inspired photography. This highly anticipated exhibition, Tranquility, takes place from October 12th - November 13th with an opening reception on Saturday, Oct. 15th from 1-4pm.
In today’s world, the eyes and the soul are assaulted by a myriad of things, causing us to lose our focus, become scattered, and even blinded to the simple beauty hidden around us. Peter Dusek's toned black and white photographs give us a glimpse of this hidden beauty, a beauty hidden like a special shell amongst the pebbles on a beach.
Inspired by the simplicity of Zen, Peter places a strong emphasis on balance and negative space and his artistic design goal is “as little as possible, as much as necessary”, giving an almost abstract quality to his intimate landscapes. His style embodies the Japanese design aesthetic of “shibumi”, which means “a quiet elegance”. In this simplicity can be found the tranquility and perhaps even the happiness that often eludes us.
Tranquility was Peter’s first solo exhibition, in 2015, and sold out more than two and a quarter times over, with Saks Fifth Avenue acquiring two complete sets to represent Canadian Art at their new stores in Toronto.