"The LA. Family Farm"
Media: 42" x 41" x 6", Found object assemblage
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Jimmy Descant was born and raised in New Orleans. He is a folk artist who works with found objects and is perhaps best-known for his high-tech, rocket ship creations. All of his work is informed by a bitingly incisive, liberal, and ultimately altruistic social vision. During 2014, he has participated in two groups shows, one in Virginia and one at the Ogden in New Orleans. One of his pieces, "Slaven" was just purchased by NCIS-NEW ORLEANS and will be featured in an office on the show.