The Menil Collection in Texas is attempting to save a painting by
Soon after the incident, the Houston museum rushed the painting to its conservation lab where experts are attempting to save it, according to the
The museum told the Associated Press that its chief conservator has been working on the painting since it was damaged on Wednesday. Police in Houston are investigating the incident, according to the AP.
A YouTube video (warning: adult language) showing the act of vandalism lasts about 25 seconds and shows a figure dressed in dark clothes spray-painting the Picasso work and then walking away.
The Menil is one of the top art museums in the country and offers free admission to all visitors.