Zachary Small is a journalist based in New York.
Over the last five years, they have become known for investigating issues around labor, money, and politics in the art world.
Zachary is a regular contributor to the New York Times. Previously, they were an associate editor of investigations at the Art Newspaper and a senior staff writer at Hyperallergic. They have also written for publications including the Financial Times, New York Magazine, NPR, Nation Magazine, Times Literary Supplement, OUT Magazine, and ARTnews, Artnet News among others.
In 2018, Zachary graduated with a master's degree from the Courtauld Institute of Art with a dissertation on the reconstruction of Ground Zero and the money behind its cultural programming. Subsequently, they have specialized in studying the process behind public art.
Outside of journalism, Zachary takes on independent projects. In 2017, they founded a residency at the Leslie-Lohman Museum for queer emerging artists in experimental theater and performance art. They have also written plays, which have premiered at downtown New York venues like Irondale and Dixon Place. In 2020, they helped edit a forthcoming book on free speech, produced by the New School's Vera List Center of Art and Politics. Additionally, Zachary volunteers their time as an academic tutor.
M.A. The Courtauld Institute of Art
B.A. Columbia College, Columbia University
Contact: zsmall93 [at] gmail [dot] com