TOMKINS, Calvin. American, b. 1925. Genres: Novels, Art/Art history, Biography. Career: Staff Writer, New Yorker magazine, NYC, 1961-. Assoc Editor, 1953-56, and General Editor, 1956-60, Newsweek magazine, NYC. Publications: Intermission, 1951; The Bride and the Bachelors, 1965, in U.K. paperback as Ahead of the Game: The Lewis and Clark Trail, 1965; The World of Marcel Duchamp, 1966; Eric Hoffer: An American Odyssey, 1968; Merchants and Masterpieces: The Story of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1970, 1989; Living Well Is the Best Revenge, 1971; The Other Hampton, 1974; The Scene: Reports on Post-Modern Art, 1976; Off the Wall: Robert Rauschenberg and the Art World of Our Time, 1980; Post-to- Neo: The Art World of the 1980s, 1988; (with the Dodie Kazanjian) Alex: The Life of Alexander Liberman; Duchamp: A Biography, 1996.