Lonely Planet Writer

Realistic beating heart painting goes viral in Croatia

A video of Croatian street artist Lonac’s latest project in Zagreb has gone viral on the internet.

Lonac’s beating heart mural
Lonac’s beating heart mural. Screengrab from GIF

The artist painted a huge anatomically accurate heart at an undisclosed location in the Croatian capital, and then used stop motion video to make it appear to beat, with red paint representing blood flowing along two pipes running in and out of the building.

Read more and watch the video: croatiaweek.com