Art Brokerage: Yuri Gorbachev Russian Artist: b. 1948. Yuri Gorbachev, talented and famous around the world, is the brightest star in the constellation of Russian artists who came to America from the former USSR in 1991. His 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; 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 Salvador Dali. 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 his 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 and he has had more than two hundred solo exhibits all over the United States, Europe, South America and Asia. Former Christies Auction House expert in Russian art, Maria Paphiti, calls Yuri Gorbachev--The Ambassador of Russia for World Art. Listings wanted.