This Turkish, Istanbul-based illustrator Aykut Aydoğdu has developed a unique style creating surreal, enigmatic illustrations that reflect the most intense and incomprehensible feelings that haunt the hearts of those who suffer or have already suffered for love.


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Looking incredibly real, his illustrations are full of symbolism that brings out heavy and almost morbid look on how painful it can be to love someone. The most common objects in his artworks are female figures that are interacting with different elements of nature.

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Dustdashlin Mickage 2 weeks ago

ignoring reality but no matter how hard you try its still on your mind

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Steve Bowman 2 weeks ago

Looks like an ad for "The Bachelor".

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Gina Bean 2 weeks ago

This reminds me of domestic abuse. He brings her flowers after beating her so now flowers are associated with punches.

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Alicia Reese 2 weeks ago

Brings new meaning to airhead.

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John L 1 week ago

For some reason, I always thought of women turning into vicious cats, rather than rabid dogs/wolves. After all, does a dog/wolf turn on others at the drop of a hat? Just saying. Catwoman-5...92e918.jpg Catwoman-5a7f1c292e918.jpg

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ALIYAH ALLEN 2 weeks ago

this is savage an barbaric at the same time

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ALIYAH ALLEN 2 weeks ago

this one is by far my favorite

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Coconut 1 week ago

This really makes you think about how men treat us women.

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Martin 2 weeks ago

Exactly how being bi-polar is like

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alwright 2 weeks ago

Ooh I really like this one!

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Szama Bensmail 2 weeks ago

Children of war?

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Allayna 1 week ago

Stunning

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Bella C. 2 weeks ago

Hedwig and Harry!

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Lou Wow 2 weeks ago

This is basically what flowers are I guess.

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Mina VonBank 2 weeks ago

I open my mouth and sound comes out.

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Joe Tilden 2 weeks ago

In space, out of space. Inside your home, outside your home.

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Devin Robinson 2 weeks ago

Idk why but this really disturbs me..

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Just Curious 2 weeks ago

What's with this dude and hyperrealistic tongues?

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Kat Blak 2 weeks ago

Looks very Dali-esque

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Lou Wow 2 weeks ago

Why do birds suddenly appear, every time you are near? 🎶

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Smoofy 2 weeks ago

That bird's about to rip her friggin heart out

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KP Callahan 2 weeks ago

When I awoke, I was alone - the bird had flown... an olive branch is scant protection when you are most vulnerable.

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