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 9 months ago

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

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Steve Bowman 9 months ago

Looks like an ad for "The Bachelor".

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Alicia Reese 9 months ago

Brings new meaning to airhead.

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Gina Bean 9 months ago

Wolf in sheep's clothing...

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Gina Bean 9 months 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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Dustdashlin Mickage 9 months ago

beauty breakthrew

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ALIYAH ALLEN 9 months ago

this is savage an barbaric at the same time

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ALIYAH ALLEN 9 months ago

this one is by far my favorite

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Coconut 9 months ago

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

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Martin 9 months ago

Exactly how being bi-polar is like

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Pamula Furness 9 months ago

Somebody has been looking at, and copying, a lot of Salvador Dali's ideas

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Szama Bensmail 9 months ago

Children of war?

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Allayna 9 months ago

Stunning

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Lou Wow 9 months ago

This is basically what flowers are I guess.

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Bella C. 9 months ago

Hedwig and Harry!

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Joe Tilden 9 months ago

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

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Mina VonBank 9 months ago

I open my mouth and sound comes out.

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Just Curious 9 months ago

What's with this dude and hyperrealistic tongues?

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Devin Robinson 9 months ago

Idk why but this really disturbs me..

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Kat Blak 9 months ago

Looks very Dali-esque

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Lou Wow 9 months ago

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

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Dustdashlin Mickage 9 months ago

seeing is believing

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Smoofy 9 months ago

That bird's about to rip her friggin heart out

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Dustdashlin Mickage 9 months ago

being unappreciated

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KP Callahan 9 months 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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