John Van Alstine
John Van Alstine (b. 1952) was born and raised in the Adirondacks. He lives and works in Wells, NY in a former wood processing mill beside the Sacandaga River.
His abstract stone and metal sculptures marry natural elements with found industrial fragments and often reference nautical or Greek mythological themes.
“SISYPHEAN CIRCLE-COVID VI: The Arc Of Covid Is Long – But It Bends Toward Science”
5-2020, bronze and river stone, 9.5”h x 20”w x8”d
The title is an homage to the quote often credited to Martin Luther King “Let us realize the arc of the moral universe is long but it bends toward justice”.