Calvin Tomkins Biography
Calvin Tomkins is a veteran American journalist and writer who has been working as an art critic for The New Yorker magazine since 1960. In 1958, he wrote his first novel for the magazine and his first work of non-fiction in the year 1962.
Calvin’s numerous profile subjects include Merce Cunningham, John Cage, Robert Rauschenberg and Marcel Duchamp, among others. From 1980 to 1988 he wrote the magazine’s Art World column.
Before joining The New Yorker, Calvin worked for Newsweek as a managing editor. In addition, Calvin has authored more than a dozen books, including Merchants and Masterpieces, The Bride and Bachelors, and more.
The Calvin Tomkins era
Calvin Tomkins was born on December 17, 1925 in Orange, New Jersey, United States of America. He is 97 years old.
Calvin Tomkins Height
Calvin is 5 feet 7 inches (about 1.70 m) tall.
Calvin Tomkins Family
Calvin Tomkins was born and raised in Orange, New Jersey by his caring and loving parents. However, information about Calvin’s parents is not available at this time.
Husband Calvin Tomkins
He has been married 4 times in his life. Calvin married for the first time Grace Lloyd and they share three children. Later he got married Judy and Susan Cheever. He had a child with Susan. Calvin’s current wife is named Dodi Kazanjian who is a fellow author. She is also director of the Met Gallery at the Metropolitan Opera in New York and editor of Vogue magazine.
Calvin Tomkins Education
He attended and graduated from Berkshire School. Later, he enrolled at Princeton University, where he earned an undergraduate degree in the year 1948. Later, he became a journalist and served at Radio Free Europe between 1953 and 1957 and at Newsweek between 1957 and 1961.
Calvin Tomkins Salary
He receives a satisfying salary of $83,500 per year. This comes from the salaries of the New Yorker’s art critics.
Calvin Tomkins Net Worth
Calvin has amassed a huge fortune over the years of his career and has an estimated net worth of between $1 million and $5 million.
Calvin Tomkins Career
He currently works at The New Yorker magazine as an art critic. In 1958, he published a piece of fiction, his first contribution to The New Yorker. Calvin joined the magazine as a staff writer in 1960. Calvin’s first writing for the magazine consisted mostly of short comedy pieces.
Jean Tinguely’s profile is his first non-fiction piece written for the magazine which appeared in the year 1962. Calvin wrote the New Yorker’s “Art World” column from 1980 to 1988. Calvin’s numerous profile subjects include Merce Cunningham, John Cage, Robert Rauschenberg, and Marcel Duchamp among others.
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