"SISYPHEAN CIRCLE LII (bronze pointer IV)" 2011, 

bronze/slate/pigmented and sealed steel, 19.5"h x26'w x6.5"d (49h x 66w x 16d cm)

private collection - Greece

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