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A man charged with criminal damage, after a painting in the Tate Modern gallery was defaced, is expected to plead not guilty.
Wlodzimierz Umaniec appeared at Camberwell Magistrates Court via video link, accused of defacing a Mark Rothko painting worth around fifty million pounds. Umaniec, who is from Poland, has been remanded in custody until next Tuesday.
A man's expected in court charged with criminal damage after a Mark Rothko painting was defaced at London's Tate Modern gallery.
Wlodzimierz Umaniec, 26, also known as Vladimir Umanets, was charged with one count of criminal damage in excess of £5,000 and is due to appear before magistrates at Camberwell Green this morning.
The Polish national, of no fixed abode, was arrested after the mural was vandalised on Sunday.