"SISYPHUS (Beijing Series 1)"  2007, NY State bluestone /pigmented and varnished steel

54"h x 57"w x 16"d

private collection - Houston,TX


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