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  • Professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka, from Ritsumseikan University, in Kyoto, Japan, has spent more than a decade creating his collection of dizzying optical illusions. Seen here, "Rotating Snakes."
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  • One of Kitaoka's pieces was used by Lady Gaga in the packaging artwork for her 2013 album "Art Pop." Seen here, "Snake Conveyors."
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  • "Swimming Rings" - The left rings appear to approach each other, whereas the right ones appear to move apart.
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  • "Rotating Rays" - Outer ring of rays appears to rotate clockwise while the inner ring appears to rotate counter-clockwise.
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  • "Irrigation"
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  • "Construction of a Subway by Rabbits"
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  • "Rollers"
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  • "Primrose Field"
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  • "Button Yokai"
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  • "Ampan Factory"
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