Exhibitions


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.

  • Haydon 8686

    Figure Studies for Valentine's Day 2017
    An On-Line Exhibition
    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
  • Avakian 8300

    SOFA Chicago 2016
    (Sculpture, Objects, Functional Art & Design)
    November 3rd - November 6th, 2016
  • Dana 8515

    Eugene Dana
    Form & Line
    October 3rd - October 28th, 2016
  • Burchfield 8473

    Expo Chicago 2016
    September 22nd - September 25th, 2016
  • Benton 8289

    Celebrating American Modern
    June 17th - July 15th, 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
  • Armin 8156

    Scenes from the City of Big Shoulders:
    A Selection of 20th Century Chicago Paintings
    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
    (1899-1965)
    October 1st - October 31st, 2009
  • Adams 2882

    Walter Burt Adams
    (1903-1990)
    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

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

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