Jeff Koons retrospective / spray paint 
 On October 18, 2014, a man later identified as Christopher Johnson, 33, tagged a fourth-floor wall in the Whitney Museum’s Jeff Koons retrospective, spray-painting an unintelligible string of letters in black paint. Johnson was promptly apprehended and charged with criminal mischief, making graffiti, possession of a graffiti instrument and criminal nuisance. 
 The Koons exhibition had  already been vandalized a few months earlier ; in both cases, however, no artworks were damaged.  
 Click  HERE  to view footage of the incident as it transpired. 

Jeff Koons retrospective / spray paint

On October 18, 2014, a man later identified as Christopher Johnson, 33, tagged a fourth-floor wall in the Whitney Museum’s Jeff Koons retrospective, spray-painting an unintelligible string of letters in black paint. Johnson was promptly apprehended and charged with criminal mischief, making graffiti, possession of a graffiti instrument and criminal nuisance.

The Koons exhibition had already been vandalized a few months earlier; in both cases, however, no artworks were damaged. 

Click HERE to view footage of the incident as it transpired. 

Christopher Schreck