Don't freak out! The art in this post is supposed to look (and feel) like it's moving! Animal Collective’s 'Merriweather Post Pavilion' album cover art above, is brilliant. Akiyoshi Kitaoka, a Professor at the Department of Psychology at Ritsumeikan University studies visual perception, visual illusion, optical illusion, and trompe l'oeil. Armed with the knowledge, of how the brain sees things, he creates stunning pieces of eye candy. Some say the art is on par with "tripping out". Umm, I agree!
Another example of his other well known work, "Rotating Snakes" is below:
Not too dizzy? Can't get enough?! You can trip on this work, all day here.