Artist Hides 8,000 Pound Check In Gallery To Increase Visitor Numbers
Tomas Georgeson hopes the cash incentive encourages people to visit Milton Keynes Gallery in the UK.
British artist Tomas Georgeson wants people to visit Milton Keynes Gallery in the UK, so he’s hidden a blank check for £8,000 ($12,600) in the art gallery. Visitors have until March 1st to find the check before it is removed.
Georgeson hopes that the hunt for the check will raise local interest and increase visitor numbers, and he has placed an advert in a local paper to inform the residents.
He has also asked the public to respect the artwork on display and said that the check isn’t hidden on or behind any of the pieces. Georgeson told the Telegraph that the £8,000 is nearly all the money he has: