An artful way of attracting visitors

Artist Tomas Georgeson says he's left a cheque for £8,000 in Milton Keynes Gallery in the hope it will attract more visitors.

He has placed an advert in the local newspaper, The Milton Keynes Citizen, which reads: "A blank cheque for £8,000 has been hidden somewhere in the public spaces of Milton Keynes Gallery. It will be collected on 1 March 2013 if unclaimed."

Mr Georgeson said he wanted to get people through the door and change the mood of the place.

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Artful way of attracting visitors

An artist says he's trying to encourage people to go to his exhibition in Milton Keynes by hiding an £8000 cheque for one lucky visitor to find.