Yuri Gorbachev "Composition"
Size - 8x10" or 20,3x25,4 cm
Mix Media on Canvas
Signed by the Artist
Comes with C.O.A. from the Artist
Born in 1948 outside St. Petersburg Russia, now living in New York City, Yuri Gorbachev, talented and famous around the world, is the brightest star in the constellation of artists who came to America from the former USSR in 1991.
Gorbachev’s work is represented in more than twenty museums worldwide including the permanent collections of The Russian National Museum, St. Petersburg, The Louvre, Paris, the Moscow Museum of Modern Art, The National Ukrainian Museum of Art, Kiev, National Armenian Gallery, Martiros Saryan Museum, Yerevan, The Rudana Museum, Bali; his work was also in the Clinton White House and The United Nations for which he designed a United Nations Stamp, Green Parrot on Red Flower, for the Endangered Species series. The first stamp of this series was done fifty five years ago by Salvatore Dali.
In 2011, Yuri Gorbachev designed a new label for Stolichnaya Vodka, called “Four Elements” Previously, From 1994 through 1999 “Stolichnaya” commissioned him to design their annual Christmas “Holiday” advertisement, which appeared in hundreds of magazines around the world including Art & Antiques, Vanity Fair, Vogue, Time, W, GQ, Elle among others.
In 1998, Rizzoli International, published “The Art of Yuri Gorbachev” and in 2002, The Bertelsmann Group, published “The Art of Paradise”, a major book about Yuri Gorbachev’s life and art.
Yuri Gorbachev, classically trained in Soviet art academies, uses lacquer and glazing techniques in his paintings, exhibiting his classic training and unique style; black is not part of his palette. Gorbachev’s artistic career has flourished in New York City and he has had more than two hundred solo exhibits all over the United States, Europe, South America and Asia.
Former Christie’s Auction House expert in Russian art, Maria Paphiti, calls Yuri Gorbachev the ambassador of Russia for world art.