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Directory: Listings: Haitian Art Books

The following is a short list of books written on Haitian Art. Unfortunately, many of these books are out of print. Bob Corbett may have some books available for sale. He also maintains and probably has one of the largest collection of books on Haitian Art. You can visit his web site for an exhaustive amount of information on Haiti as well.

In English

Tritobia Hayes Benjamin. The Life and Art of Lois Mailou Jones.
Rohnert Park, CA: Pomegranate Artbooks, 1994.

Eleanor Ingalls Christensen. The Art of Haiti.
New York: A.S. Barnes and Company, 1975.

Donald J. Cosentino, Editor. Sacred Arts of Haitian Vodou.
Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History, 1995.

Jonathan Demme. Haiti: Three Visions--Etienne Chavannes, Edger Jean-Baptiste, Ernst Prophete.
New York: Kaliko Press, 1994.

Jonathan Demme. Island on Fire.
New York: Kaliko Press, 1997.

Marie-Jose Nadal and Gerald Bloncourt. Haitian Arts (La Peinture Haitienne).
Paris, France: Nathan, 1986. (In English and French.)

Eva Pataki. Haitian Painting: Art and Kitsch.
Chicago, IL: Adams Press, 1986.

Selden Rodman. Where Art is Joy, Haitian Art: The First Forty Years.
New York: Ruggles de Latour, 1988.

Ute Stebich. A Haitian Celebration: Art and Culture.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Milwaukee Art Museum, 1992

In French

Michel Philippe Lerebours. Haiti et ses Peintres De 1804 a 1980 (Tome I et II).
Port-au-Prince, Haiti: L'Imprimeur II, 1989.

Rose-Marie Desruisseau. La Rencontre des Trois Mondes.
Port-au-Prince, Haiti: Editions Henri Deschamps, 1992.

Collection Galerie Marassa. Philippe Dodard.
Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Sam Aberg. L'univers Magique de Lyonel Laurenceau.
Montreal, Canada: Nap Art Inc. Imprimeur, 1986.

Mireille Nicolas. Jistis: Murs peints d'Haiti (Decembre 1990 - Fevrier 1991).
Paris, France: Editions Alternatives, 1994.

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