"SISYPHEAN CIRCLE XLIX (bronze-pointer3)" 2010,

slate/pigmented and sealed steel,10"h x16'w x3"d (25 x 40w x 7.5d cm)

private collection - Pennsylvania

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