Since it's opening in the year 2000, Richard Norton Gallery has participated regularly in numerous important international fine art fairs throughout the country, including Expo Chicago and The Armory Show Modern in New York. These art fairs draw together some of the world's leading galleries, curators and collectors, and become major venues for the sale and exhibition of Modern and Contemporary art. Such prestigious annual events offer a platform for the gallery to publicly exhibit it's most important recent acquisitions, and provide elegant out-of-town venues to reach out to an international audience. In the past, the gallery has participated in other notable fine art fairs including Art 20 in New York, Works on Paper in New York, Art Chicago, The LA Art Show, The San Francisco International Art Exhibition and The Palm Beach Art & Jewelry Show, among others.

Exhibitions held at Richard Norton Gallery are often dedicated to the artwork of a single artist or a specific collection. The gallery represent's numerous artist's estates and specializes in creating new audiences for historically important artwork of the early Twentieth Century. Some of the past gallery exhibitions include those for such artists as Albert Krehbiel, Pauline Palmer, Karl Buehr, Medard Klein, Robert Erickson, Walter Burt Adams, Hanaiah Harari, Gerrit Sinclair, Richard Koppe, Francis Chapin, Walter Krawiec, R. Leroy Turner, Edgar Miller and Georges Maurice Cloud, among others. Additionally, the gallery has dedicated exhibitions to important private collections, such as the Bridges Collection of Chicago Painting, 1885-1945.

These numerous international fine art fairs and private gallery exhibitions offer successful settings for the sale of fine art through Richard Norton Gallery. Likewise, the gallery's unique location in the Merchandise Mart in Chicago and it's special design clientele, offer a private and exclusive venue for the consignor and collector to acquire, sell and enjoy early Twentieth Century fine art.

  • Coen 10125 ur

    SOFA (Sculpture, Objects and Functional Art) Chicago 2017
    Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
    November 2nd - November 5th, 2017
  • Dana 8557

    Leroy Turner & Eugene Dana: Professor & Protegée:
    Influences of Abstraction Création and the New Bauhaus
    October 2nd - October 27th, 2017
  • Dana 8554

    Expo Chicago 2017
    September 13th - September 17th, 2017
  • Krehbiel 9376

    Landscapes in Pastel by Albert Henry Krehbiel
    July 14th - August 18th, 2017
  • Schofield 9613

    Chicago Art + Antiques + Design Show
    Merchandise Mart
    May 19th - May 21st, 2017
  • Thury 9678

    20th Century Paintings by Women Artists
    A Spring Exhibition Online
    May 1st - May 26th, 2017
  • Cloud 7556

    Georges Maurice Cloud
    Geometric Abstractions
    March 17th - April 21st, 2017
  • Haydon 8686

    Figure Studies for Valentine's Day, 2017
    February 14th - February 24th, 2017
  • Barton 9471

    New Arrivals 2017
    20th Century American Paintings
    January 20th - February 17th, 2017
    Opening Reception, Friday, January 20 from 1-5 p.m.
  • Drewes 8802

    Tiny Paintings
    for the Holidays!
    December 9th - December 30th, 2016
    Join us for a cup of cheer on Friday, December 9th, from 1-5 p.m.
  • Knudsen 8479

    John Knudsen
    Lost Imagist
    November 11th - December 2nd, 2016
  • Turzak 8432

    Charles Turzak:
    The Modern City
    May 13th - June 10th, 2016
  • Avakian 8300

    The City at Mid-Century
    April 28-May 27, 2016
    April 22nd - May 27th, 2016
  • Zywich 8208

    Scenes from the City of Big Shoulders:
    A Selection of 20th Century Paintings of Chicago
    December 11th, 2015 - January 8th, 2016
    Gallery Reception, Friday, December 11, 2015 from 2-5 p.m. at the Gallery
  • Hohenberg 7742

    Marguerite Hohenberg & Medard Klein:
    The Guggenheim Years
    August 14th - September 13th, 2015
  • Selleck 7746

    The City:
    An Urban Landscape
    May 15th - June 19th, 2015
  • Cloud 7494

    Georges Maurice Cloud
    Works on Paper
    March 16th - May 1st, 2015
  • Orloff 378

    Modern Art in Chicago
    The Harlan J. Berk Collection
    December 5th, 2014 - January 31st, 2015
  • Harari 6575

    Hananiah Harari (Am. 1912-2000):
    Paintings and Drawings
    September 18th - October 31st, 2014
  • Chapin 6992

    Francis Chapin (Am. 1899-1965)
    At Home & Away
    August 8th - September 5th, 2014
  • Turner 6058

    Leroy Turner (1905-1957), Paintings & Drawings:
    Abstraction Création Rediscovered
    October 14th - November 1st, 2013
  • Cloud 5070

    Georges Maurice Cloud
    Art & Architecture, 1920s-1950s
    November 9th - December 3rd, 2012
  • Dediego 4984

    20th Century American Art,
    Featuring Paintings from the Bridges Collection
    May 22nd - July 31st, 2012
  • Miller 4571

    Edgar Miller
    For the Holidays
    November 19th - December 29th, 2011
  • Turner 4330

    Leroy Turner
    Watercolor and Drawings
    October 14th - November 18th, 2011
  • Sinclair 4432

    Gerrit Sinclair
    Watercolors by Gerrit Sinclair, 1920s-1950s, A Summer Road Trip
    August 1st - September 9th, 2011
  • Krawiec 3773

    Walter Krawiec
    Running Away with the Circus: Works on Paper from the 1920s-1940s
    September 30th - October 29th, 2010
  • Chapin 2754

    Francis Chapin
    October 1st - October 31st, 2009
  • Adams 2882

    Walter Burt Adams
    June 26th - July 24th, 2009
  • Koppe 2637

    Richard Koppe
    The I.D. Years Paintings and Drawings from the 1940s - 1950s
    March 6th - April 3rd, 2009
  • Sinclair 2809

    Gerrit V. Sinclair
    Paintings of the American Scene
    October 2nd - October 31st, 2008
  • Krehbiel 2274

    The Plein Air Legacy
    December 7th, 2007 - January 12th, 2008

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Chicago, Illinois 60654

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