Marcus Rediker Collection

American professor, historian, writer, and activist for a variety of peace and social justice causes

Marcus Rediker is Distinguished Professor of Atlantic History at the University of Pittsburgh. His books have won numerous awards and been translated into sixteen languages. These include The Many-Headed Hydra (2000, with Peter Linebaugh); Villains of All Nations (2004); The Slave Ship (2007); The Amistad Rebellion (2012); Outlaws of the Atlantic (2014), and most recently The Fearless Benjamin Lay (2017). Rediker is also the producer of the prize-winning documentary film Ghosts of Amistad: In the Footsteps of the Rebels (Tony Buba, director), about the popular memory of the 1839 Amistad rebellion in contemporary Sierra Leone. He is currently working as Guest Curator in the JMW Turner gallery at Tate Britain. He recounts his twenty-year engagement with Haitian art in an article, Vodou Surrealism, written for the 57th Carnegie International in 2018.

Marcus Rediker's Haitian Art site.

Hippopotamus (Untitled), 1970s
Hippopotamus (Untitled), 1970s
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Imaginary City (Untitled)
Imaginary City (Untitled)
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Untitled (Four Panels), 1962
Untitled (Four Panels), 1962
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Man Dreaming in a Tree, 1974
Man Dreaming in a Tree, 1974
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Untitled (Still Life with Fish and Fruit), 1990
Untitled (Still Life with Fish and Fruit), 1990
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Ceremonie au Bois Caïman, 1980s
Ceremonie au Bois Caïman, 1980s
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Untitled (Figures on Bed), 1977
Untitled (Figures on Bed), 1977
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Young Couple with Goddess Erzulie Dantor, 1979
Young Couple with Goddess Erzulie Dantor, 1979
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Untitiled, (Couple with goat), 1979
Untitiled, (Couple with goat), 1979
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Untitled (Harbor Town), 1985
Untitled (Harbor Town), 1985
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Tortured by the Devil, 1976
Tortured by the Devil, 1976
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Untitled (Anteater), 1970s
Untitled (Anteater), 1970s
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Untitled (Woman and Child), 1960
Untitled (Woman and Child), 1960
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Nature Morte au Poisson, 1978
Nature Morte au Poisson, 1978
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Untitled (Street Scene), 1959
Untitled (Street Scene), 1959
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Yet My House Is Empty, 1979
Yet My House Is Empty, 1979
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Indian Spirits Facing Colonization, 2000
Indian Spirits Facing Colonization, 2000
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The Slave Ship Brooks, 2007
The Slave Ship Brooks, 2007
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Untitled (Mapou Tree), 1973
Untitled (Mapou Tree), 1973
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