PALM SPRINGS — It’s tempting to say it’s a brand new Dey for William Dey.
The New York stylist turned Palm Springs photographer is orbiting all around the art scene. His remarkable photo on metal, “Shadow Man,” highlight of a recent display at Koffi South, is entered in the juried ACE 2013 show at the Palm Springs Art Museum (Oct.15-Dec.8).
His ACE 2012 entry, “Pool Time,” sold the first day, by the way.
His work was first seen locally in the madly successful “Liquid Assets” show at Savage Gallery last year, then included in the Karen and Tony Barone-curated exhibit at UCR Palm Desert. This spring/summer he’s been involved in shows at Gallery 446 and the Archangel Art Collective, through September, where his take on our town as Oz drew notice.
For “Ruby Heels,” a standout of this series, Dey printed on acrylic giving a contemporary gloss to his view of “Dorothy,” sparkly red stiletto shoes on a diving board. The model was fashionista Laurie...