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Introduction
Jimmy DeSana (November 12, 1949 – July 27, 1990) was an American artist, and a key figure in the East Village punk art scene of the 1970s and 1980s. DeSana's photography has been described as "anti-art" in its approach to capturing images of the human body, in a manner ranging from "savagely explicit to purely symbolic"., William S. Burroughs wrote the introduction to his collection of photographs Submission which was self-published in 1980. His work includes the album cover for the Talking Heads album More Songs about Buildings and Food.
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Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Photographer
Names
Jimmy De Sana, Jimmy DeSana, Jimmy de Sana
Ulan
500094230
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