Installation at Chesterwood Gardens, Stockbridge, MA. 2018 for "Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood: 40 years"

"SISYPHEAN HOLIDAY XXX"  2015, riverstone/galvanized and powder coated steel,

73" "h x 64"w x 24"d (185 x 162 x 61 cm)

private collection - Pittsburgh, PA 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 Holiday Series






Project proposal - FMC Tower, Philadelphia


  more info:

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