Calvin Tomkins has written more than a dozen books, including The Bride and the Bachelors, Living Well Is the Best Revenge, Lives of the Artists, and the critically acclaimed biography, Duchamp. He lives in New York City with his wife, Dodie Kazanjian.
"I commend Calvin Tomkins, as Bernard Berenson did Vasari, for 'being a singularly warm, generous, and appreciative critic."—The New York Times Book Review
"As chronicler of the avant-garde for The New Yorker, Calvin Tomkins has specialized in rendering the esoteric doings of artists comprehensible."—The Washington Post Book World