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Paintings in Hospitals

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Paintings in Hospitals uses art to inspire better health and wellbeing for people across the UK. Through our unique art collection and our creative activities, we transform cold clinical environments into encouraging, enriching and empowering public spaces.

Our collection holds over 4,000 artworks, including pieces by Bridget Riley, Antony Gormley, Ian Davenport, Maggi Hambling, Andy Warhol, Anish Kapoor, Patrick Caulfield, Helen Chadwick, Sonia Boyce, Alexander Calder, and many more. Founded in 1959, it is the first and only loan collection created to support people's physical and mental health.

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