Man Defaces Artwork at Met Museum

April 23rd, 2017

An artwork at the Met Museum was defaced with the words “Nazi Art” yesterday.  33-year old Ryan Watson scrawled the words on the surface of a piece at the institution’s Scholastic Art and Writing Awards exhibit, and was detained quickly.  “The Met is reaching out to the student and will make every effort to restore the work of art,” says spokeswoman Annie Bailis. “The Met is grateful for the quick and effective action taken by security officers and the NYPD on this unfortunate incident.”

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