"SISYPHEAN CIRCLE XLV"  2010, New York slate/pigmented and sealed steel, 29"h x28"w x9"d (73h x71w x20d cm )


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

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artist statement - Sisyphean Series









more info:

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







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