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Detroit's 5 most memorable art shows of 2013

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There were many memorable art exhibitions in Detroit in 2013, and it might sound cliched that it is a difficult field to choose from, but it's true. For example, every exhibit at Whitdel Arts, the plucky little gallery in Mexicantown, was memorable and could easily have dominated this list: Movement and Position, the annual members' show are just two shows at Whitdel that were very seriously considered for this short list.

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It should not be taken as a slight against Detroit Artists Market (DAM) that none of their 2013 shows are on this list; their shows are of consistently high quality and the list is of necessity subjective. Indeed it is highly likely that some shows at DAM lingered longer in the memories of some art patrons than others, and their comments to that effect are welcome.

There is a very interesting connection between Whitdel and DAM: Whitdel has the Emergence gallery, a space usually set aside to showcase the work of more or less unknown artists who are rising stars, and DAM has a wall devoted to a “featured artist.” Further solidifying that connection in September was the fact that the featured artist at DAM was none other than JenClare Gawaran, who heads the group that runs Whitdel.

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