Rothko painting vandal jailed

A man has been jailed for two years for defacing a painting by artist Mark Rothko at London's Tate Modern gallery.

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Tate Modern gallery 'pleased' with Umaniec verdict

A spokeswoman for London's Tate Modern gallery said the gallery was "pleased" with today's court decision.

Wlodzimierz Umaniec has been jailed for two years for defacing a painting by artist Mark Rothko.

Tate is pleased that the court has recognised the severity of this incident and its consequences when sentencing Wlodzimierz Umaniec to two years in prison.

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