Joe Coleman News

July 12 Event in Brooklyn

The Doorway to Joe: The Art of Joe Coleman
Thursday, July 12, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

A Conversation with the Artist

Renowned iconoclast and painter Joe Coleman sits down for a conversation with Harold Schechter, professor of American literature and popular culture at CUNY’s Queens College. The reception will include an exclusive sneak peak of the upcoming feature documentary about Joe.

This program is presented in partnership with Morbid Anatomy.

$15 for members of Green-Wood and BHS / $20 for non-members.

Joe Coleman on Instagram

Please follow Joe on Instagram @joecolemanartist

R.I.P. Johnny Fox

The Coleman family mourn the loss of our dear friend and brother Johnny Fox.

Rare Live Joe Coleman Performance

One Evening Only!
With Joe’s Long-time Friend Lydia Lunch with Weasel Walter (Brutal Measures) and Michael Foster.

Wednesday October 25th
Berlin NYC 7:30 pm

Joe Coleman as Harvey Weinstein in Scarlet Diva

Joe's Scarlet Diva role as a creepy movie producer attacking Asia Argento in her hotel room has been in the news lately. The scene was a fictionalized version of Asia's terrible experience at the hands of the producer Harvey Weinstein.

Joe says this about Asia's recent bravery in sharing her story: "I am in total solidarity with my dearest Asia during this incomprehensibly difficult time where she is showing the world her beautiful and inspiring strength."

RIP Greg Escalante

The Coleman Family mourns the loss of our dear friend Greg Escalante.

Asia Argento & Friends at Salo/Paris

Asia Argento curates this two-evening series of performances, food, film and more featuring Joe Coleman, Lydia Lunch, Anthony Bourdain and more.

It takes place July 6, 7 and 8, 2017 in Paris.


Joe marries his friends Chuck and Bambi at the Mermaid Parade

View an article in the Brooklyn Paper HERE

Collaboration with Tom Waits

Stories for Ways and Means is a new book that features original “grown up” children’s story collaborations by some of this era’s most compelling storytellers from the worlds of music and contemporary art. It’s being published by the long-running indie record label Waxploitation run by entrepreneur and photojournalist Jeff Antebi.

Into the Night with Jim Rose and Joe Coleman

TV Broadcast (France & Germany):
Wednesday, 28 December at 0.45 am
Online from 26 December to 27 March 2017

Jim Rose (of Jim Rose Circus Sideshow) meets his favorite artist, Joe Coleman, in his hometown of Nantes.

Both are circus enthusiasts. Rose is renowned for reviving the freak show in the '90s. Since childhood, Coleman has been fascinated by the dark side of the circus world and the midway.