"SISYPHEAN CIRCLE XLVIII (twisted tip)" 2010,

slate/pigmented and sealed steel,13.5"h x28'w x6"d (34h x 71w x 15d cm)

private collection

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