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Iwan Tirta, a man of many talents

  • Bruce Emond


JAKARTA | Sun, August 1 2010 | 03:39 pm

PREMIUM Batik designer Iwan Tirta, who died Saturday at the age of 75, believed strongly in the need to reinvent oneself. He kept true to his word during an eventful life, moving from a law background to become the nation's foremost batik authority and designer, and later a food consultant and cultural advocate. He died at 8:35 a.m. at Abdi Waluyo Hospital in Menteng, Central Jakarta, not far from h...