oil on panel, 39 x 36 cm (unframed)
And suddenly, everything became green; the window glass, the car chair upholstery, even the hair.
Feitceira’ displays the power in Burton’s works as the scene is comfortable and relatable to most viewers, though at the same time, the colors and the lack of scenery past the window may feel cold and undesirable. The angle of the viewer is from behind, while the gaze of the driver is hidden, as we look in on her in the midst of a daily task. Similarly, Burton himself expresses his difficulty in painting these scenes despite how recognizable and familiar they are. He associates the car interior with his inspiration from cinema, as this representation is used often in movies where the figure becomes the protagonist. And so, while the figures are no one in specific, they are often inspired by films or series.