“If P.T. Barnum had hired Breughel or Bosch to paint sideshow banners they might have resembled the art of Joe Coleman."
The New York Times
“Joe Coleman... His art is something else. Praise! Praise! He’s a caveman in a spaceship!"
"His pictures are as delicately made as lace and have the vivid presence of icons."
The Financial Times
"Like Grosz in the 1920's, he holds a drastic mirror up to his own times."
Berlin Tagesspiegel, 8/12/07