The fashions we costume ourselves in are not without important cultural significance. Until the conclusion of WWII, the limited employment opportunities available to African American men and women often required them to wear clownish uniforms meant to demean them and imply that they were not fit for more mature roles in society - bell hops, shoeshine "boys," doormen, chauffeurs, porters and maids.

About The Gallery

JONATHAN FERRARA GALLERY is a collective environment of creative visions featuring monthly exhibitions of (inter)national, emerging to established, contemporary artists.
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