Art Cooper

Art Cooper (October 15, 1937 – June 9, 2003) was an American journalist and magazine editor, the longtime editor of GQ.wikipedia
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Art Cooper (October 15, 1937 – June 9, 2003) was an American journalist and magazine editor, the longtime editor of GQ.
In 1983 Condé Nast bought the publication, and editor Art Cooper changed the course of the magazine, introducing articles beyond fashion and establishing GQ as a general men's magazine in competition with Esquire.

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Cooper was born in New York City and educated at Pennsylvania State University.

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In 1964 he became a reporter at The Harrisburg Patriot; he was later a correspondent for Time and from 1967 to 1976 was an editor and cultural critic at Newsweek, then from 1976 to 1978 edited Penthouse.

Time (magazine)

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In 1964 he became a reporter at The Harrisburg Patriot; he was later a correspondent for Time and from 1967 to 1976 was an editor and cultural critic at Newsweek, then from 1976 to 1978 edited Penthouse.

Newsweek

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In 1964 he became a reporter at The Harrisburg Patriot; he was later a correspondent for Time and from 1967 to 1976 was an editor and cultural critic at Newsweek, then from 1976 to 1978 edited Penthouse.

Penthouse (magazine)

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In 1964 he became a reporter at The Harrisburg Patriot; he was later a correspondent for Time and from 1967 to 1976 was an editor and cultural critic at Newsweek, then from 1976 to 1978 edited Penthouse.

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In 1978 he became editor of Family Weekly, and then in 1983 of GQ, where his first cover featured Joe Theismann.

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In 1978 he became editor of Family Weekly, and then in 1983 of GQ, where his first cover featured Joe Theismann.

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He was named Adweek magazine's editor of the year in 1985, was nominated for 27 National Magazine Awards and won three, was inducted into the American Society of Magazine Editors Hall of Fame in January 2003, and was given the Henry Johnson Fisher Lifetime Achievement Award the following month.

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He was named Adweek magazine's editor of the year in 1985, was nominated for 27 National Magazine Awards and won three, was inducted into the American Society of Magazine Editors Hall of Fame in January 2003, and was given the Henry Johnson Fisher Lifetime Achievement Award the following month.

American Society of Magazine Editors

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He was named Adweek magazine's editor of the year in 1985, was nominated for 27 National Magazine Awards and won three, was inducted into the American Society of Magazine Editors Hall of Fame in January 2003, and was given the Henry Johnson Fisher Lifetime Achievement Award the following month.

Mademoiselle (magazine)

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He was married to Amy Levin Cooper, who became editor of Mademoiselle; Condé Nast, the publisher of their two magazines, had previously had a policy against nepotism.

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He was married to Amy Levin Cooper, who became editor of Mademoiselle; Condé Nast, the publisher of their two magazines, had previously had a policy against nepotism.

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He was married to Amy Levin Cooper, who became editor of Mademoiselle; Condé Nast, the publisher of their two magazines, had previously had a policy against nepotism.

The Four Seasons Restaurant

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In June 2003, shortly after his retirement, he suffered a stroke at The Four Seasons Restaurant in Manhattan while lunching with David Zinczenko, the editor of Men's Health, and died four days later at age 65 at New York Hospital.

David Zinczenko

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In June 2003, shortly after his retirement, he suffered a stroke at The Four Seasons Restaurant in Manhattan while lunching with David Zinczenko, the editor of Men's Health, and died four days later at age 65 at New York Hospital.

Men's Health

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In June 2003, shortly after his retirement, he suffered a stroke at The Four Seasons Restaurant in Manhattan while lunching with David Zinczenko, the editor of Men's Health, and died four days later at age 65 at New York Hospital.

NewYork–Presbyterian Hospital

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In June 2003, shortly after his retirement, he suffered a stroke at The Four Seasons Restaurant in Manhattan while lunching with David Zinczenko, the editor of Men's Health, and died four days later at age 65 at New York Hospital.

Cultural views on the navel

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In 1994, Art Cooper, editor-in-chief of GQ magazine said that his big seller in 1994 was the February issue with Geena Davis on the cover, on which she wore an Armani suit opened at the hips to reveal her navel, It sold about 400,000 copies.

Jim Nelson (editor)

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After working under Art Cooper as an executive editor, Nelson was appointed by Condé Nast to replace him as editor-in-chief in 2003.