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Bibliography of Haitian Art and Vodou


Cosentino, Donald J. (ed.) - Sacred Arts of Haitian Vodou: UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History. ISBN 0-930741-46-3, copyright UCLA, 1995.

Deren, Maya - Divine Horsemen/The Living Gods of Haiti, Forward by Joseph Campbell: Reprinted 1983 by McPherson & Co., PO Box 1126, Kingston, NY 12401. ISBN 0-914232-64-9, copyright Maya Deren 1953.

Malraux, Andre - L'Intemporel: Paris: Gallimard, 1978.

Metraux, Alfred - Haiti: La Terre, Les Hommes, et Les Dieux.

Neuchatel - Switzerland: Editions de la Baconniere, 1957.

Nadal, Marie-Jose, and Bloncourt, Gerald - La Peinture Haitienne - Haitian Arts, 1986, 1989, Editions Nathan, Paris, ISBN 2-09-161501-3; (later edition): 2-09-296061-7

Rodman, Selden - The Miracle of Haitian Art, 1974, Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York.

Rodman, Selden - Artists In Tune With Their World - Masters of Popular Art in the Americas & Their Relation to the Folk Tradition, 1982, Simon & Schuster, New York

Rodman, Selden - Where Art is Joy - Haitian Art: The First Forty Years, 1988, Ruggles de Latour, Inc., New York, ISBN 0-938291-01-7

Stebich, Ute - Haitian Art, 1979, published by the Brooklyn Museum, distributed by Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Publishers, New York.

Exhibition Catalogues

Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, 19 schilders uit Haiti, 1950.

Belgium: Knokke-le Zoute, Albert Plage, Casino Communal, Les peintures naifs du douanier Rousseau a nos jours. Introduction by Anatole Jakovsky, 1958.

Davenport, Iowa: Davenport Municipal Art Gallery, The Art of Haiti, 1969.

Dortmund, Germany: Museum am Ostwall, Kunst aus Haiti: Sammlung Kunt Bachmann, New York. Introductions by Janheinz Jahn and Sheldon Williams, 1969.

London: Hayward Gallery, Popular Paintings from Haiti from the Collection of Kurt Bachmann. Introduction by Kurt Bachmann, 1969.

Direccion General de Culturas Populares (Mexico), Haiti Cherie, Arte Haitiano De Hoy, 1993, Ediciones Heliopolis, Mexico.


Haiti Consulate - Haitian Vodou

Wiki - Haitian Vodou


Some of these publications are certainly out of print. However, they may be available from some sources. If your local bookstore can't find them, try amazon.com. You can also contact OAN/Oceanie Afrique Noire in New York. They specialize in such publications, and are at: 15 West 39th Street, New York, NY 10018-3806 - E-Mail: oan@computer.net / Tel: 212-840-8844 / Fax: 212-840-3304. Finally, try Haitiana Publications, 224-08 Linden Blvd., Cambria Heights, NY 11411 - tel. (718)978-6323/Fax (718) 978-6031

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