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The famous pianist Ignacy Paderewski, when he served briefly as premier of
Poland in 1919, became the first professional artist to head a national
government. One of the most striking phenomena of the rock music of the 1 950s
and 1960s ...
The artist's working environment. The act of artistic creation is usually a solitary
one, whether carried out in an isolated cell or in a crowded room. Most artists,
however, have sought the stimulus of some special kind of environment,
Artists' Trade unions of artists — a recent phenomenon — are im- unions portant
mainly in the popular art market. They establish lower limits for the incomes of
working artists but also increase the cost of full-scale artistic productions, ...
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