Nick Mount

The Fabric of Work

Tony Hanning, Nick Mount

Nick Mount is one of the world's leading glass artists. In his sixtieth year he was honoured with a major exhibition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as well as the Object Living Treasure Award. This book, written in the style of an extraordinary yarn, is not so much about Nick Mount's achievements as a glass artist as it is about the elements that have shaped his career and continue to inform his work. His philosophy, work ethic and environment, peers and family have all been factors in his work and success. Together they form the fabric of his work.

Nick Mount has received numerous awards, including the Bavarian State Prize in Germany, an Australia Council Fellowship, and the Arts SA Triennial Project Grant. He acknowledges the honour of being able to work with his hands, and has enormous gratitude for a lifetime of assistance from Dr and Mrs G.J. Mount, Pauline, Hugo, Peta and Pip.

Nick Mount The Fabric of Work is richly illustrated with photographs of Nick's pieces, including many made recently. These vibrant works range from the extraordinary flamboyant scent bottles to more recent wood and glass fruit pieces that reflect a lush quietude.

Category: Arts, Architecture and Design
Format: Paperback with flaps
Size: 285 x 240 mm
ISBN: 9781743051245
Extent: 136 pages
Price: AU$49.95 including GST 

Wakefield Press is an independent book publishing company based in Adelaide, South Australia.



Nick Mount


Margot Osborne, Nick Mount

Nick Mount is an iconic figure in the hothouse of contemporary glass. He has been in the vanguard of the studio glass movement in Australia since the 1970s, both as a brilliant exponent of the creative possibilities of hot glass and as a mentor and inspiration to emerging glass artists. Mount has freely adapted traditional hot glass techniques to produce a distinctive and coherent body of vessels and sculptural forms that are distinguished by incandescent colour and compelling physical presence. This book traces his career so far and features the work he is best known for, including his stunning Scent Bottles series, in sumptuous full colour.

'Mount's bottles are more than beautiful, they are divine.' - Linda Marie Walker

Category Arts, Architecture and Design

Format Paperback

Other information Full colour photographs throughout

Size 280 x 240 mm

ISBN 9781862545885

Extent 88 pages

Price: AU$39.95 including GST