"SISYPHEAN CIRCLE (brown jade)" 2012,jade/pigmented and sealed steel

19"h x21"w x4"d

private collection - Boston

Sis·y·phus
Pronunciation: 'si-s&-f&s
Function: noun
Etymology: Latin, from Greek Sisyphos
: a legendary king of Corinth condemned eternally to repeat the cycle of rolling a heavy rock up a hill in Hades only to have it roll down again as it nears the top

more info

artist statement - Sisyphean Series

 

     

   

more info:

  visit Van Alstine Sisyphean Circle  -  2008 Beijing Olympic Commission web page