"SISYPHEAN CIRCLE XLVII (bronze pointer II)" 2010, 

bronze/slate/pigmented and sealed steel, 17.5"h x28'w x5"d (44h x 71w x 12.5d cm)


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

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artist statement - Sisyphean Series









more info:

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