These Portraits by Randy Noborikawa Shift Between Image and Meaning

By: Andrew Robertson - Published: • References: randynoborikawa and mymodernmet
This set of portraits by Randy Noborikawa are truly multi-dimensional illustrations. The images are painted onto a board corrugated with undulating triangular ridges, the resulting effect creates one image when viewed from the left side that is completely distinct from the image seen from the right side.

While gazing directly in the center of Randy Noborikawa's paintings one sees a collage of overlapping images, creating something vividly compelling that alludes to the significance connecting the two illustrations. The impact of these paintings lies in both the correlation between the portraits as well as the overall mural created by the complementary images.

Through color, shape and image Randy Noborikawa has constructed a series of portraits that simultaneously contain distinct images that also comprise one unifying mirage, of which the significance is left up to interpretation.