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An artist's hidden a blank £8,000 cheque inside a Milton Keynes art gallery to try and get more people through the doors.
Buckinghamshire artist Tomas Georgeson says the signed cheque he has hidden in a public space at MK Gallery won't bounce and whoever finds it can bank it.
Georgeson told the Daily Telegraph he hopes the stunt will raise interest in Milton Keynes' fledging art scene. He told them he wrote the cheque as a statement of support for the gallery, and that he wanted to "get people through the door and change the mood of the place."
The cheque will be collected on Friday 1 March 2013 if it is not claimed by then.
Anthony Spira is the Gallery Director. He told Heart he knows he hopes that people coming to the gallery to look for the cheque are respectful of the work on display.
He claims Tomas Georgeson has said the cheque is not hidden in or behind any of the works so there is no need to risk damaging the art.
The stunt has sparked huge interest among the media with TV crews from all over the country descending on the MK Gallery, which is situated in front of Milton Keynes Theatre at 900 Midsummer Boulevard, Central Milton Keynes, MK9 3QA.
Heart's reporter Amy Woodfield has been over to the Gallery.
See how she got on looking for the cheque:
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