Arthur Cohen

CEO
LaPlaca Cohen

Arthur Cohen is the Chief Executive Officer of LaPlaca Cohen, the strategic marketing and communications, advertising and design firm focusing on the creative and cultural sectors. He consults throughout the world, working with management, board members, collectors, architects, foundations, planners, universities and sponsors on a variety of strategy, mission and communications issues. Arthur is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, the London School of Economics, and Harvard Business School.

Currently, Arthur is a Lecturer at Stanford University, where he teaches a course focusing on the Changing Cultural Audience in the New York City-based Arts and Culture program. Previously, he was an Associate Professor at New York University, where he taught Cultural Branding—a course he created for graduate students in NYU's Visual Arts Administration program and the Stern School of Business.

LaPlaca Cohen’s clients include many of the world’s preeminent cultural and creative organizations, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art; The Metropolitan Opera; American Ballet Theatre; The National Gallery; The Philadelphia Museum of Art; the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum; the Louisiana Museum (Denmark); SFMOMA; City Parks Foundation; Center Theater Group, and The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County/La Brea Tar Pits. University clients include Yale, Penn, Stanford and Dartmouth. Foundations include the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; the Ford Foundation; the Terra Foundation for American Art; and the Walton Family Foundation. Architecture clients include the American Institute of Architects (AIA National); the AIA New York; Billie Tsien and Tod Williams Architects, Selldorf Architects; and Ennead Architects.

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