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New art for royal baby wing

London artist Julian Opie has painted installations in the maternity wing at St Mary's Hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge will give birth in a few weeks' time.

London artist Julian Opie paints Lindo Wing

The exterior of the Lindo Wing Credit: Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

The Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge will give birth to the royal baby in a few weeks has undergone an 18 month refurbishment.

Acclaimed visual artist, London born Julian Opie is providing 40 panels to be displayed over the units four floors.

Black and white panels in the waiting area Credit: Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
The Lindo Wing is one of the top private maternity units in the country Credit: Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Babies like to look at shapes with black borders Credit: Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
A view from outside the hospital Credit: Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
A room like the one Kate will give birth in Credit: Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

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