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A Harp! (Or: Washington Square Park's Latest Insanity)

Gaze at the image at right, then read this paragraph from The Villager:

Imagine the Washington Square Arch transformed into a 60-foot-tall harp whose strings vibrate with the wind, pick up ambient sound and radio and television waves, all combining in a strange but harmonic music controlled at a console at the base of the arch.Oh yes! It's hands-down the greatest idea we've heard since that scheme to form a human chain around the Lower East Side. But given the visual imagery here—c'mon, check out the preacher-type literally vibrating at the base of the harp—we're giving this the edge.
· Arch Would Become Giant Harp in Public Art Project [The Villager]