Dorothy Spears

New York-based arts journalist

Dorothy Spears is a frequent contributor to the culture pages of the New York Times. Her anthology, Flight Patterns: A Century of Stories About Flying, includes essays and stories by Orville Wright, Joan Didion, David Sedaris, among many others, and was published in 2009 by Open City Books.

After graduating from Brown University with a BA in Comparative Literature, Dorothy worked at the Leo Castelli Gallery for four years. There, she began writing first for magazines such as Arts, and then later for Art on Paper, The Journal of Art, Art & Antiques, ArtNews, Art + Auction, Art In America, and Departures. She lives in New York City.