Man scribbles ‘Nazi Art’ on Met Museum painting
An Upper East Side male pulled out a blue pen during a Metropolitan Museum of Art Wednesday and scrawled a difference “Nazi Art” on a painting, officials said.
Ryan Watson, 33, defaced a portrayal during a world-famous museum on E. 82nd St. and Fifth Ave. only after 5 p.m.
When a ensure approached him, Watson said, “Go behind to your country!”
Responding cops arrested a vandal after confidence incarcerated him.
Authorities charged Watson with graffiti and rapist mischief. Watson’s ground was not clear.
He was available prosecution in Manhattan Criminal Court Thursday.
In a statement, Met mouthpiece Annie Bailis pronounced a design was partial of a Scholastic Art and Writing Awards vaunt in a museum’s preparation center.
“The Met is reaching out to a tyro and will make each bid to revive a work of art,” she said. “The Met is beholden for a discerning and effective movement taken by confidence officers and a NYPD on this hapless incident.”
In March, Brandon Aebersold, 33, walked adult to a confidence ensure during a museum and told him a portrayal was crooked.
The ensure destined Aebersold to a information desk.
Aebersold allegedly yelled “Do your job,” spewed a extremist abuse and crushed a bottle on a behind of a guard’s head.
Aebersold was charged with a hatred crime.
Back in 2003, a vandal glued a design of a Twin Towers to a famous portrayal “Washington Crossing a Delaware” during a museum.
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