"SISYPHEAN CIRCLE (Beijing XVII)_red ramp"  2008, NY State bluestone /pigmented and varnished steel

40.5"h x 34"w x 9"d

corporate collection _Pittsburgh, USA

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