Status of the artist in China
The artist’s place in society depends on his/her personal situation. He/she may need to resort to other forms of gainful employment, such as teaching or advertising. National laws and regulations regarding employment and working conditions, health care, social welfare, and training are general and apply to all workers. Various programmes have been adopted to promote the arts.
Source: Ministry of Culture of the Popular Republic of China, March 2004.
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