Todd Pavlisko

Arts
5:00 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Man creates art by firing gun in museum

Workers carefully lower the brass cube into place.
Tana Weingartner WVXU

A new installation at the Cincinnati Art Museum juxtaposes traditional and contemporary art in an unusual way.

Oxford, Ohio native and Miami University alum Todd Pavlisko says the goal of Crown is to make people view and experience the museum's masterpieces differently. He collaborated with a sharpshooter to fire bullets through the Schmidlapp Gallery into a brass cube. The bullet's journey was captured using high-speed cameras and edited into an audiovisual experience.

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Cincinnati Art Museum
4:20 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

Shot at art will take milliseconds Monday

The bullet will travel through the Schmidlapp Gallery Monday
WVXU

Something very unusual will happen at the Cincinnati Art Museum Monday. A sharpshooter will fire his gun past expensive and rare displays. What does the artist have to say about it and why is the museum allowing it?

Native Cincinnatian Todd Pavlisko turned New York artist is returning to do something he's never done before; using a sharpshooter to fire a bullet 90 yards into a brass cube, while he's taking pictures and recording video.

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