Todd Pavlisko

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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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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.