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Vandal splashes red substance on NYC museum wall

Thursday - 8/21/2014, 8:50am  ET

NEW YORK (AP) -- A vandal has splashed a red substance on a wall inside New York City's Whitney Museum of American Art.

The New York Times reports ( ) that the man splashed the substance on a blank wall Wednesday.

The museum said the man was quickly apprehended by security. He was taken to a hospital for evaluation.

The museum's third floor was temporarily closed but reopened within two hours.

The gallery currently houses a Jeff Koons retrospective. No art was damaged.


Information from: The New York Times,

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