Name: Internet Messenger (2003)
Size: 8” x 6”
Description: Buky Schwartz was one of the early pioneers of the video art movement that started in early 1970’s. So, in this 2003 piece the artist paid tribute to the Internet age that opened up world of new opportunities across many industries. The piece features a bike rider (aka Internet Messenger), where the bicycles’ wheels and rider head are shaped like @ and the rider’s wings are shaped as www. The rider sits on a mouse-shaped metal base, The piece was also used in outdoors settings in larger scale.