Joe Coleman News

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Joe will receive an Acker Award on June 6

Joe is the winner of a 2013 Acker Award. Ceremony will be June 6th at 7PM at The Angel Orensanz Foundation, 172 Norffolk Street, Manhattan , NYC. Free and open to the public. More info:!nyc-awards/canh

Coney Island Mermaid Parade needs your Support

Joe asks that his fans all help to make sure that the annual Coney Island Mermaid Parade happens this year, in spiae of the flooding and destruction of Hurricane Sandy. Please support this Kickstarter Campaign.

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Hot off the Press: Out of Art

Cover image and article in a Dutch Magazine. ORDER HERE

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HEY! Magazine #12 out with Coleman Cover

The latest issue of this French publication, timed to the Halle Saint Pierre opening, features Joe's Hank Williams painting on the cover. Order it HERE

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Upcoming Show: Hey! Modern Art & Pop Culture at Halle Saint Pierre

January 25 2013 through August 23rd 2013.

Joe Coleman will be represented by 11 paintings including Doorway to Joe, his masterwork.

More on the show HERE and HERE

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Upcoming show: One on One

Massimo Bartolini, Nina Beier, Joe Coleman, Trisha Donnelly, Geoffrey Farmer, Hans-Peter Feldmann, FORT, Günter K., Annika Kahrs, Robert Kusmirowski, Alicja Kwade, Renata Lucas, Yoko Ono, Blinky Palermo, Anri Sala, Jeremy Shaw, Tobias Zielony

18.11.2012 – 20.01.2013
Opening: 17.11.2012, 12 – 10 pm

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Spencer Art Museum of Kansas purchases Coleman painting

Spencer Art Museum of Kansas just purchased Joe Coleman's 1992 painting,"The Ballad of Quantrill's Raiders" for their permanent collection. The portrait delves into one of the more horrific periods of Kansas history, in which a Confederate guerilla names William Quantrill looted, sacked and murdered in towns along the Kansas-Missouri border.

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New book, "Everyone Loves a Good Trainwreck" has a section on Joe Coleman

Available from Amazon HERE

Mary Bell

"And a Child Shall Lead Them" now on display in NYC

And a Child Shall Lead Them (Mary Bell) is on display through April 29, 2012 at the National Academy in New York. There is a downloadable catalog on the their website.

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"Coal Man" up for Auction at Christie's

Joe Coleman's extraordinary self-portrait Coal Man will be going up for auction at Christie's on November 9, 2011. Auction estimate is $80,000 to $120,000.

The painting is reproduced in their catalog in a flip-out inside cover, a position usually reserved for million-dollar paintings.

Get it while you can!

See the Christie's Website HERE.