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Akiyoshi Kitaoka’s Brain-Melting Optical Illusions

Professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka’s illusion pages start with an ominous warning:

Warning: This page contains some works of “anomalous motion illusion”, which might make sensitive observers dizzy or sick. Should you feel dizzy, you had better leave this page immediately.


…which basically translates to “THESE ILLUSIONS ARE TOTALLY AWESOME AND WILL MELT YOUR BRAIN!”. Check them out! Notably, his illusions were also featured as part of the artwork of Lady Gaga’s album, Artpop, and immediately became the best thing about it: