Calligraph & Ithaca, completed in 1958/59 were key large works made with railroad ties and structural steel. They deconstructed and re-defined the abstract sculptural space Ginnevers works were to occupy thereafter, and were the result of an instinctive Eastern, as opposed to a Western visual bias. (Arata Isosaki, MA: Space Time in Japan,1979)**
Working out of a top floor loft on the corner of Greene and Houston streets in New York during the 1960s, he and other artists continued to expand the syntax for sculpture through the elimination of the base, the free use of found materials and color, plus Sculpture Dance performances staged by Ergo Suits, the artists carnival he organized and produced at Woodstock and Bridgehampton, New York in 1962.
The seminal work Dantes Rig of 1964 brought an end to the use of found materials in favor of manufactured components for a pared down approach to expressing new ideas concerning the complexities of space beyond the dogma of Minimalism.