"SISYPHEAN CIRCLE (twirl II)" 2014, slate/pigmented and sealed steel, 19"h x22w x8"d (49 x 56 x 20cm)

private collection - Tyler, 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