Jimmy DeSana was born in 1949 in Detroit, MI. He received a BFA from the University of Georgia in Athens, GA. Recent exhibitions of his work include Greater New York, MoMA PS1, New York, NY (2015); Performing for the Camera, Tate Modern, London, UK (2016); Maskulinitäten, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany (2019); and Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL (2020). DeSana died in 1990 in Manhattan, NY.
Bio updated as of 2023.