With 987 panels spanning 150 feet of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City, Jennifer Bartlett’s installation is an abstract journey. The size approximates the vastness component of inspiration, and the process of baking enamel, silkscreening, and painting so many 1-foot square panels evokes admiration of skill. Although one could interpret Rhapsody any number of ways, the virtue I took from it was the drive to balance, challenge, and reconcile individuality with cohesion, and to create a narrative so much larger than any individual square. Whether it’s art or sociology, there is a necessary symbiosis, captured in William James’ quote (the one above the elevators in William James Hall, housing the Sociology, Social Studies, and Psychology departments at Harvard) “The community stagnates without the impulse of the individual. The impulse dies away without the sympathy of the community.”