"SISYPHEAN CIRCLE (rocker 16)", slate/pigmented and sealed steel, 33"h x40w x9"d (84 x 101x 23 cm)
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.
artist statement - Sisyphean Series
visit Van Alstine Sisyphean Circle - 2008 Beijing Olympic Commission web page