Ladder of Cooperation
Height: 72 in
Width: 5 in
Five figures with arms outstretched, forming ladder. Framed in wooden shadow box.
Akiko Hara traveled to America during the late 1970s and upon her return to Japan began studying graphic design. When she came back to America for a second time, she began making dolls after being inspired by an exhibition of small art. She has also taught art techniques to various Japanese companies.