The Triumph of Sisyphus poster by Holly Ross. Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
Sisyphus faced punishment by the Greek gods and was forced to push a stone uphill for all of eternity, but he has finally triumphed! Imagine his... more
Sisyphus faced punishment by the Greek gods and was forced to push a stone uphill for all of eternity, but he has finally triumphed! Imagine his relief!
Albert Camus, in The Stranger, said "“I leave Sisyphus at the foot of the mountain! One always finds one's burden again. But Sisyphus teaches the higher fidelity that negates the gods and raises rocks. He too concludes that all is well. This universe henceforth without a master seems to him neither sterile nor futile. Each atom of that stone, each mineral flake of that night filled mountain, in itself forms a world. The struggle itself toward the heights is enough to fill a man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy”
Here my Sisyphus has reached the triumphant peak, finally placing the stone firmly atop the mountain.
(c) Holly Ross Photography, LLC 2020
About Holly Ross
Self-taught photographer and Best of Missouri Hands Juried Artist, Holly Ross has explored a wide variety of subjects, but always returns to the more natural elements of our world. Her photos have been described as having an “eclectic mixture of soft, near watercolor effects on florals – almost Japanese in delicacy and Zen-like in simplicity – contrasted with the sharp, clean linear architectural images.” With her photography, she seeks out vantage points that others might pass by. Another client described her work as, “visual poetry… emotions captured in ink and moments caught as if time could be glued to paper.” Holly’s intent is to seek out those more intimate ‘scapes’ and provide just a glimpse into a world,...