About the Book
This is We Buy Gold’s trade paperback edition and contains additional images that are not in the original coffee table book.
Nikki Johnson has exhibited widely in the US and Europe. Johnson holds a Masters degree in Photography from Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY as well as a Bachelors of Fine Art degree from Mississippi University for Women. Her work has been published in Art in America, DIF Magazine, Time Out New York, and Hustler. Her photographs included in the show “Back to Haunt the Hell out of You” were described as “disturbing and moving” by New York Times Art in Review writer Holland Cotter. She is also currently half of the collab duo Death Under Glass, a project that reveals the artistic merits of images created by microscope during death investigation. Her photographs have been published in Art in America, DIF Magazine, Time Out New York, HYCIDE, and Hustler. She has published two books with Maekask Editions, Natural History (2010) and We Buy Gold (2013). Nikki Johnson currently lives in Harlem, NYC. She recently paired with poet Melanie Maria Goodreaux for Black Jelly. (2019)