Street artists Sten and Lex are known as the pioneers of Stencil Art in Italy and inventors of an innovative technique called stencil posters. In their works Sten Lex, like their murals in Europe and America, favour a palette of black and white tones and abstract subjects.
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Sten and Lex are an Italian artist duo born in 1982 in Rome and Taranto respectively.
Street artists Sten Lex, besides being considered the pioneers of stencil in Italy, have innovated this technique by combining it with the poster and inventing the stencil poster. At the beginning of their career, they made portraits of b-movie characters and anonymous people on the streets of Rome, while since the 2000s their research has turned towards abstraction.
Through their works, Sten Lex aim to generate a dialogue with observers within the public space: their interventions throughout Europe and America are numerous, characterised by a palette of black and white tones.
The artists Sten and Lex have exhibited in numerous authoritative institutions, such as the MACRO Museum (2012) and the Galleria d'Arte Moderna in Rome, which dedicated a solo exhibition - Sten Lex: Rebirth - to them in 2020.