A man was tonight 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 will appear before magistrates at Camberwell Green tomorrow morning.
The Polish national, of no fixed abode, was arrested yesterday after the mural was vandalised on Sunday.
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