Stephen McLaughlan Gallery   

Level 8 Room16 Nicholas Building   

37 Swanston St Melbourne 3000   On the corner of Flinders Lane    

Opening 2pm-4pm Saturday December 5    Exhibition December 3-24 1998

Gallery Hours Wednesday to Friday 1pm-5pm Saturday 11am-5pm and by appointment 0407 317 323

Zika’s work is concerned with a radical fusion of surface and form, in strong contrast to Modernist notions of decoration as embellishment. His focus has shifted from Baroque decorative a rchitectural detail to Rococo systems of seamless, focal decoration in architecture and the decorative arts.       


1. CORNUCOPIA 1, 1998  1395 x 725 x 95mm    

2. MONSTRANCE 5, 1997  870 x 495 x 110mm    

3. MONSTRANCE 7, 1998  1310 x 975 x 110mm    

4. MONSTRANCE 6, 1997  1595 x 950 x 110mm    

All works are acrylic on wood.  Sizes are nominal; Height is indicated first.

This project has been assisted by the Commonwealth Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body; and by the University of Tasmania.