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ClampArt is pleased to present “WANTED: Peter Berlin”—and exhibition of self portraits from the 1970s and 1980s.

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Born in Poland in 1942 as Armin Hagen Freiherr von Hoyningen-Huene, he is a relative of the celebrated fashion photo-grapher George Hoyningen-Huene (1900-1968). Raised in Germany, Peter Berlin received post-secondary education as a photo-technician, and in his early 20s worked as a celebrity portraitist for German tele-vision. However, it was around this time that he curiously began designing and …

Born in Poland in 1942 as Armin Hagen Freiherr von Hoyningen-Huene, he is a relative of the celebrated fashion photo-grapher George Hoyningen-Huene (1900-1968). Raised in Germany, Peter Berlin received post-secondary education as a photo-technician, and in his early 20s worked as a celebrity portraitist for German tele-vision. However, it was around this time that he curiously began designing and sewing his own skin-tight clothing which he would wear as he cruised the parks and train stations in Berlin, Rome, Paris, New York, and San Francisco. After several long-term stays on the east coast …