30 August 2014

Artist Buries Gold Bars In A Beach For People To Find And Keep

Image: Chris Jarvis

Berlin-based artist Michael Sailstorfer has caused a gold rush at the Folkestone Beach in south-east England.

As part of the Folkstone Triennial—an art event that takes place every three years to change the public's perception of art—Sailstorfer buried 30 gold bars worth US$16,574, in the sands of the beach.

Find out more about the artist on his website.

[via Fast Co. Design]