Born: Java, 12 January 1978
Studies: Institute of Arts in Yogyakarta
Works: Irwan does contemporary painting, he specializes in painting that visualizes his concern on social and political issues in the country.
About the Artist:
Irwan Gurtanto is a contemporary surreal painter based in Yogyakarta. He has graduated from the Institute of Arts Yogyakarta. He started painting since 1997 when he was in Art Senior High School. He mostly paints about social phenomenon, especially social gap in daily life. He is inspired by Jumaldi Alfi (a distinguished painter in Yogyakarta) and also Vincent van Gogh.
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