Aleksandr Petrovsky (Mikhail Baryshnikov) is a famous artist who becomes Carrie Bradshaw's lover in the final season. Despite their age difference, he sweeps her off her feet with huge romantic gestures and shows her the foreign pockets of New York she has never seen before. He is divorced and has 1 child, a daughter that lives in Paris.
He is not a man of his word when it comes to his relationship with Carrie Bradshaw & his work gets in the way of their relationship. He often leaves her alone & bewildered, however he uses grand romantic gestures to make up for it.