Street Art Awards in The Observer

The Street Art Awards (organized by Auction Saboteur) are this Thursday at Rough Trade East. The event sounds like it will be a fun time, and there’s a bunch of great looking work in the charity raffle. The awards are sure to be packed, as they’ve gotten coverage in The Observer today. It’s a great article well worth a read:

‘Twenty-five years ago I was doing one-man shows and street art was outcast; people thought it was outrageous. It was pretty hairy in those days, when graffiti artists would go out and paint trains. Then, it was all about getting your train seen from one side of the city to the other,’ recalls Goldie, one of the contenders for the first Street Art awards on Thursday.

Read the rest here.

Via UK Street Art