In the 80's, when he already mastered various
engraving techniques, Marcus Andre spent a number of years in
New York City. Both to support himself and to learn more, he worked
for some time as an assistant to DeLamonica and shortly afterwards
at one of the largest printing studios in the USA, which atrracted
many Pop Art luminaries and contemporary artists...
are always two landscapes in the paintings of Marcus Andre: one
perceptible in the shapes of his canvases and in his taste for
accumulating horizontal areas, and the other in the historical
and theoretical horizon. There is also a precise scale adjustment,
as if each painting were a new orchestra instrument inventing
a new timbre to be performed within a very narrow scale, dictated
by its self-imposed chromatic limits. Such adjstments impart the
sensation of a window opening up not to the external world but,
as Eduardo Sued would say, to a listening of color. ..."