Current Location:
Section 28 (VS) -> Middle Shelf (VS28)
Location Notes:
IDC: Vertical Storage; Section 28, Middle Shelf

Kështjella e Krujës (Castle of Krujës)

Artwork
Identifier:
2017.24.1
Artist:
Arder Doku
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Ink on Paper
Date:
May 13 2017
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 16.5 in Width: 11.75 in
Historical Context:
Depicted in this drawing is the entrance of the Castle of Krujës in Kruja, Albania. The castle has withstood multiple sieges over its history, dating back to 1432. Today it is a center of tourism in Albania and a source of inspirations to Albanians. President Haas visited Albania in 2017 and acquired this drawing directly from the artist while he was there. President Haas toured Kruje with GVSU alumna, Dr. Eglantina Gjermeni (MSW, 1998). Gjermeni is the elected representative to Albania’s parliament from that district, and she is also the current Minister of Urban Development for Albania. She was awarded April 2017 “Distinguished Alumnus Award” at GVSU.