"SISYPHEAN HOLIDAY VIII (front loaded)"  2009, riverstone/slate/pigmented steel, 16"h x36"w x6"d

private collection - Raquette Lake, NY

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 Holiday Series










more info:

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