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Burger art?

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Look out for a big architectural competition in Brazil in the next few months, as that patron of the art the Guggenheim is planning to make it the home of its first outpost in a developing country.

Four cities are pitching for the honour, in the hope of enjoying a Bilbao-style renaissance. But not everybody is delighted at the prospect.The Jornal do Brasil has sniffily described the Gugg as 'a franchise vaguely similar to McDonald's'.

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