Tuesday’s Art Notes

BY Molly Finnegan  June 15, 2010 at 12:38 PM EST

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‘Flooded McDonald’s’ is a film work by Superflex, which appears in this year’s Art Unlimited show at Art Basel, in which a convincing life-size replica of the interior of a McDonald’s burger bar, without any customers or staff present, gradually floods with water. Courtesy: Peter Blum / Nils Staerk

The Art Newspaper previews this year’s Art Unlimited exhibition, which opens this week.

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The Guggenheim is in search of the most creative video in the world, which they’re hoping to find on YouTube, via AFP.

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A graffiti artist goes on an anti-tourist kick in Barcelona, marking off seperate road lanes for visitors and city dwellers, via the Guardian.

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British playwright Alan Bennett (creator of “History Boys,” among other works) was robbed by two pickpockets after they threw ice cream on him, via BBC.

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James Wood, president of the Getty Trust, died Friday, via the New York Times. The Los Angeles Times looks at what may befall the institution and museum in the future, without its venerable director.