Rothko accused remanded in custody

Rothko painting with graffiti on it.
A Rothko painting was defaced at the Tate Modern art gallery on Sunday. Credit: Twitter @WrightTG

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.

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Rothko accused remanded

A man charged with criminal damage, after a painting in the Tate Modern gallery was defaced, has been remanded in custody after appearing in court today.