"The duo combine stencil art and poster work to create their enormous murals. Using a halftone style like that of black and white newsprint photographs they apply huge poster murals to a structure. Then the team cuts away long strips to reveal a portrait. Sten & Lex’s murals are then allowed to slowly disintegrate creating an ever changing work of art. The strips slowly peel off the wall waving in the wind like party streamers."Sten & Lex
Katowice Street Art Festival 2013 from STEN & LEX on Vimeo.
"Days after a rally where supporters promised to save it, Long Island City graffiti destination 5 Pointz is now being painted white. The "official" 5 Pointz NYC twitter acocunt noted that the painting occurred overnight, "with police protection." More painting is going on now with security present.
The warehouse will be razed to make way for luxury condos, by the Wolkoff family who owns the property. The City Council approved the plan, noting 1,000 union jobs would be created, plus there would be 12,000 square feet of art space, 10,000 square feet of external panels for aerosol art, and 32,000 square feet of public space."5ptz