Camille Sweeney is a frequent contributor to The New York Times and other publications. As a project editor for The New York Times Sunday Magazine, she worked on numerous special issues and features and won a Publisher’s Award. She is a MacDowell Arts Colony Fellow and in her spare time, writes fiction.
Josh Gosfield was the Art Director of New York Magazine. His illustrations and photos for major magazines, record companies and book publishers have won numerous awards. He has had several one-man shows of paintings in New York and Los Angeles and has art directed music videos and written and directed short films. For his latest fine art project, GIGI, The Black Flower, Gosfield was both author and creator of a critically acclaimed, multi-media archive of a fictional celebrity.
We all know that it takes hard work, dedication, and the occasional dose of luck for someone to make it to the top of their chosen field. Yet, we also suspect that it takes a little something more—but what? The Art of Doing asks today’s most successful celebrities, businessmen, and iconoclastic achievers, “How do you succeed at what you do?”