Yuri Gorbachev (born December 29, 1948 in Uglovka near Leningrad, U.S.S.R.) is a famous Russian painter and sculptor. He is a nephew of the former Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev.
Since 1991, he has lived in the U.S. and creates in his Manhattan studio in New York City. They call him "Russian Rousseau".
Some of collectors of Gorbachev's works
- Mikhail Gorbachev, former President of the U.S.S.R.
- Eduard Shevardnadze, former President of Georgia
- Joseph Estrada, former President of the Philippines
- Galyani Vadhana, Princess of Thailand
- James Jeffords, U.S. Senator from Vermont
- Mikhail Barishnikov, Russian-American dancer and actor
- Marcello Mastroianni, Italian film actor
- William Saroyan, Armenian-American author
- Nyoman Rudana, founder of Museum Rudana, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia