The gallery also maintains an inventory of works on the secondary market by artists such as Jose Bedia, Robert Colescott, Red Grooms, Alfred Leslie, David Park, Ron Nagle, Manuel Neri, Richard Shaw, James Valerio, H.C. Westermann and William T. Wiley.
The George Adams Gallery was founded in Chicago (1952).
New York location opening in 1959.
In 2005, after 46 years on 57th Street, the gallery relocated to West 26th Street in Chelsea. 2021 moving its first ground floor space on Walker Street in Tribeca.
Promoted works including Jeremy Anderson, Robert Barnes, William Beckman, Mel Chin, Joseph Cornell, Manny Farber, Paul Georges, Paul Granlund, Theodore Halkin, Robert Hudson, June Leaf, Arthur Liepzig, Maryan, James McGarrell, Willard Midgette, Philip Pearlstein, James Surls, James Valerio, and Sandy Winters.
Many from San Francisco Bay Area and Latin America,
Also 20th Century European master drawings by such artists as Max Beckmann, Lovis Corinth, James Ensor, Alberto Giacometti, and Henri Matisse, etc.
Beginning with Roberto Matta in the 1950s, the gallery played an important role in introducing contemporary Latin American art to American audiences.
Subsequently the gallery gave first solo exhibitions in the United States for artists Luis Cruz Azaceta (1979), Jose Bedia (1991), Rosana Palazyan (1998), and Yoan Capote (2004), as well as exhibitions of works by Carlos Alfonzo, Luis Benedit, Juan Francisco Elso, and Arnaldo Roche-Rabell.