The use of asymmetry here is used in a way that adds a more interesting visual element to the piece. It makes it interesting.
Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890). Self-Portrait with a Straw Hat (obverse: The Potato Peeler), 1887. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Miss Adelaide Milton de Groot (1876–1967), 1967 (67.187.70a) | "I purposely bought a good enough mirror to work from myself, for want of a model." —Van Gogh #mustache #movember