Donald Young, of Donald Young Gallery, Dies at 69

Very sad news for Chicago.

Donald Young, a Chicago art dealer who represented many of contemporary art’s premier figures over his decades-long career, has died. He was 69 years old. His death was confirmed by his gallery. No details were available.

In 1983, Young opened the Donald Young Gallery, which was one of the first commercial galleries to successfully market and sell video art. From the earliest years of the gallery, Young represented artists Bruce Nauman, Bill Viola and Jean-Marc Bustamante, among others.


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