ROSC '88 an exhibition of modern art at the Guinness Hop Store.
The ROSC exhibition is funded by £360,000 donated by Irish companies. It will need a hundred thousand visitors over a period of two months to break even.
On offer is a fairly international selection of contemporary paintings, sculpture and photography.
Patrick Murphy, Exhibition Chairman, describes the exhibition as a cosmopolitan selection from the cutting edge of contemporary art.
The Irish contribution to the exhibition includes four large oil-on-canvas works by Tony O'Malley and bronze sculptures by Kathy Prendergast. There are also works by American painter Neil Jenney, who started the 'Bad Art Movement'. Patrick Murphy describes Jenney's work as sloppy with vivid brush strokes which became known as "bad art". There is also work from Japan on display with a sculpture by Shigeo Toya carved in wood by a chainsaw.
An RTÉ News report broadcast on 19 August 1988. The reporter is Brian O'Connell.