Anatomically Correct Molotov Cocktail Hearts

12.19.11 Marina Galperina

Another nearly perfect, topical piece of art has floated up in the interwebs. Although it’s quite blunt as far as metaphors go, looks like mixed media artist Francis Baker is really onto something with this Armament. Baker was inspired by the Arab Spring, replete with visuals of hurled, flaming Molotov cocktails. You know what would make for great visuals to work with? Clouds of pepper-spray and tear gas. Get to work, Baker.

“There is a connection in any conflict between the combatants,” he writes.

Related in metaphors: a hard drive with $5,000,000 of pirated software.